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Instagram for Android Poses Account Hijacking Risk

29
Jul
2014

The Android version of Facebooks photo sharing app Instagram has been found to exchange information with the server in plain text, offering an attacker the possibility to hijack the account of a user.Security researcher Mazin Ahmed discovered the issue and disclosed it privately to Facebook. The company responded the same day, acknowledging the problem and informing that they were aware of it, working towards implementing a solution in the future.Ahmed discovered the insecure communicat…

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