Technical / Facebook says it stored millions of unencrypted Instagram passwords

Hindustan Times : Apr 19, 2019, 09:36 AM

“Millions” of Instagram users had their passwords stored in unencrypted form on internal servers, Facebook said Thursday, raising its original estimate of tens of thousands. Facebook, Instagram’s parent company, revealed last month that the unencrypted passwords of hundreds of millions of users had been stored, putting the number of Instagram users affected in the tens of thousands.