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Bug Hunter Found Ways to Hack Any Instagram Accounts

May 21st, 2016

How to hack an Instagram account?

The answer to this question is difficult to find, but a bug bounty hunter just did it without too many difficulties.

Belgian bug bounty hunter Arne Swinnen discovered two vulnerabilities in image-sharing social network Instagram that allowed him to brute-force Instagram account passwords and take over user accounts with minimal efforts.
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OpenSSH password guessing attacks may be 10,000 times easier than you thought

July 23rd, 2015

An interesting problem with OpenSSH has been publicised on the Full Disclosure mailing list.

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