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Instagram hack victims identified, details now for sale on darkweb

The 500 A-list celebrities whose Instagram accounts have been hacked, and whose contact details are for sale on the dark web, have now been identified.

Instagram API hacked, targeting verified celeb accounts for nude pix

Just two days after Selena Gomez's Instagram account was hacked to post leaked nude photos of Justin Bieber, the social media company confirmed it was hit by a cyber-attack targeting several high profile celebrities.

Australian fashion blogger's Instagram account reportedly hijacked

The Instagram account of Australian fashion blogger Rozalia Russian was hijacked by an American hacker, who extorted $5,000 (£3,500) from her before handing back her credentials, according to a report in the Sydney Morning Herald.

Facebook quickly patches Instagram vulnerability

Facebook reacted quickly to a vulnerability with certain Instagram accounts and fixed the issues in less than a day.

New rogue app steals Google and iOS user Instagram credentials

Apple and Google have once again been deceived into accepting rogue apps on their App stores. The new apps steal a user's Instagram usernames and passwords.

ICYMI: Mouse gives up TOR, new body for recruitment, teen hackers arrested

In Case You Missed It: Researchers identify Tor users by their mouse, cyber-security recruitment body formed, teens arrested for hacking Instagram users and more...

Teens arrested for hacking hundreds of key Instagram users

Police say two teenagers made tens of thousands of euros by hacking 'big' Instagram users with many thousands of followers.

Selfie Killer: Steve Lord shows off the "Internet of Wrongs"

In a bid to take on the nascent Internet of Things, security researcher Steve Lord has created a line of hardware devices designed to mess with people's day.