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 July 13, 2012  Breaches

John Leyden reports:

A just-patched vulnerability in Instagram potentially exposed hipsters’ private photos and more to strangers.

A bug in the popular photo touch-up utility, acquired by Facebook in April for $1bn, allowed malicious users to add themselves as “friends” to individual accounts without permission and view snaps marked as private.

In a security advisory, Instagram said the “Following Bug” has been fixed.

Read more on The Register.

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