Hundreds of Instagram users locked out of their accounts
Hundreds of Instagram users have been locked out of their accounts in a wave of hacks in August, Mashable reported. The users affected have been logged out of their account and the user name, profile image, password, email address, and Facebook account linked to the Instagram account were changed. The hackers also linked all the account information to e-mail addresses with a .ru Russian domain. It is unclear whether the hackers are connected to Russia or how they took over the accounts. Instagram acknowledged it is aware of users’ difficulty to access their accounts and stated the issue is being investigated by the company.