Aug 172012
 
 August 17, 2012  Breaches

Eric Limer reports:

Instagram 3.0 might be the best way to browse your friends’ photos, but for Android users, it was briefly a great way to browse anyone’s photos, even the private ones. Fortunately Instagram managed to patch the hole in record time.

The bug, uncovered by Cult of Mac, gave Android users universal access to other users’ Photo Maps which display a collection of geotagged shots. In theory, setting your account to private would protect these potential sensitive shots from prying eyes, but for a while today, the Android app—and the Android app only—could see any maps they wanted, and the pictures inside.

Read more on Gizmodo.

via @privacysucks

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