Messaging service Snapchat has not been hacked, despite some user profiles being used to send out advertisements for a weight loss site.
According toBBCNews, the situation sees a person’s account taken control of to send an image to everyone in a user’s contact list.
Snapchat blamed user credentials being found on other sites, as hackers have access to a trove of credentials leaked from other websites, and have started using them to gain access to Snapchat accounts. “In many instances, our defences have notified the user that their account has been compromised.”
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