INSTAGRAM’s BUG EXPOSED SOME USER’S PASSWORD
According to the information, Instagram has suffered a serious security leak of own that could’ve exposed user’s password. Instagram issue is liked to it’s tool, that allow user to download a copy of their data.
Facebook notified the affected Instagram users that when they utilized the feature, it sent their password in the URL. For some reasons these passwords wee stored on Facebook’s servers, however the notification said that data has been deleted and tool was updated so it won’t happen now.
In a statement to The Information, a spokesperson said the issue only impacted a “small number of people” although if those people were using a shared computer, or on a compromised network then it could’ve left their account info wide open.