Instagram Flaw Exposes Stars’ Phone Numbers & Email Addresses – Infosecurity Magazine

Social networking site Instagram has revealed a flaw in its systems which exposed a number of celebrities’ phone numbers and email addresses to cyber-attackers.

As reported by the BBC, the Facebook-owned photo-sharing service, used by some 700 million people around the globe, believed that “one or more” attackers had targeted high-profile celebrities in an attempt to access their contact information. Instagram stated it has already got in touch with verified members to make them aware of the incident and fixed the bug in its application programming interface.

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