Aug 142020
 August 14, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Business

Zack Whittaker reports:

A security researcher was awarded a $6,000 bug bounty payout after he found Instagram  retained photos and private direct messages on its servers long after he deleted them.

Independent security researcher Saugat Pokharel found that when he downloaded his data from Instagram, a feature it launched in 2018 to comply with new European data rules, his downloaded data contained photos and private messages with other users that he had previously deleted.

Read more on TechCrunch.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.