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.
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.
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 reacted quickly to a vulnerability with certain Instagram accounts and fixed the issues in less than a day.
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.
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Police say two teenagers made tens of thousands of euros by hacking 'big' Instagram users with many thousands of followers.
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.