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Major Instagram App Bug Could've Given Hackers Remote Access to Your Phone

Check Point researchers disclosed details about a critical vulnerability in Instagram's Android app that could have allowed remote attackers to take control over a targeted device just by sending victims a specially crafted image.

Tony Abbott hacked after posting boarding pass on Instagram

Never post pictures of your board passes online: a hacker uncovered the Australian ex-PM's phone number and passport details but told the authorities.

Instagram 'Help Center' Phishing Scam Pilfers Credentials

Researchers warn that a phishing scam is targeting Instagram users via direct messages on the app.

'Blackmailers stole our Instagram account'

What happens when a small company is extorted after losing control of its Instagram account?

Instagram Retained Deleted User Data Despite GDPR Rules

Instagram kept copies of deleted pictures and private direct messages on its servers even after someone removed them from their account. The Facebook-owned service acknowledged the slipup and awarded a security researcher $6,000 for finding the bug.

Trump campaign runs anti-TikTok ads on Facebook and Instagram

U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign is now running ads against TikTok on Facebook and Instagram warning people that the company is spying on users and was caught red-handed doing so. One of the anti-TikTok ads tells users: “Protect your children from China.”

Instagram's new features help fight cyber bullying and highlight positive interactions

Instagram is rolling out a number of features meant to help you handle abusive behavior on the platform and cyberbullying. It's also testing a new tool designed to promote positive interactions.

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