Instagram fixed after researcher finds way to link account info to PII

Facebook has repaired a vulnerability in its Instagram social media platform, after a researcher found that it could be exploited to link users’ phone numbers to their account numbers, usernames and actual names.

With the help a brute-force algorithm and a network of bots, malicious actors could have leveraged the

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Source: SC Magazine / Article: "Instagram fixed after researcher finds way to link account info to PII"