Instagram has been hacked. The culprits are hijacking accounts of affected users to send out images of fruit. When another Instagram user clicks the image, they are redirected to a bogus web site advertising coffee.
If you’re one of the 130 million plus users of Instagram, you may be prompted to change your password after an apparent hacker attack hit the service.
According to multiple reports, spammers are taking over accounts and sending out pictures of fruit that has text directing people to a Bit.ly hyperlink. According to PC Magazine, the photo and accompanying link takes users to a fake BBC page that promotes a weight-loss coffee.
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