The vulnerability, now patched, is the latest in a series of bad news for Facebook. A now-patched Instagram vulnerability could have exposed users’ account data and phone numbers to cyberattackers, parent company Facebook confirmed in a new report from Forbes. The bug was discovered by an Israeli hacker who goes by the handle @ZHacker13. It could have potentially been used to access user data including names, full phone numbers, and Instagram account numbers and handles – all an attacker needs to narrow their focus on a specific person.
Source: Dark Reading