Indian bug hunter finds flaw in Instagram, wins $30,000

IANS-   Chennai-based security researcher Laxman Muthiyah has won $30,000 as a part of a bug bounty program after he spotted a flaw in Facebook-owned photo-sharing app Instagram. Muthiyah said the vulnerability allowed him to “hack any Instagram account without consent permission.” He discovered it was possible to take over someone’s Instagram account by triggering […]

Change Facebook password, turn on 2FA now: Experts

IANS-   After a report revealed around 200-600 million Facebook users may have had their account passwords stored in plain text and searchable by over 20,000 Facebook employees, cybersecurity experts are urging users to change their passwords and turn on the two-factor authentication (2FA). So far the inquiry has uncovered archives with plain text user […]