Major Instagram App Bug Could’ve Given Hackers Remote Access to Your Phone

The threat… The risk here is what’s known as ‘data exfiltration’ (theft) achieved, in this instance, through exploiting a vulnerability within the Instagram app itself potentially granting control of “a user’s camera, contacts, GPS, photo library, and microphone” to a malicious actor with the user having done nothing more than opening an image, specially crafted by the attacker and delivered via email, […]