Krebs on Security: Instagram’s New Security Tools are a Welcome Step, But Not Enough

Krebs on Security: Instagram’s New Security Tools are a Welcome Step, But Not Enough. “Instagram users should soon have more secure options for protecting their accounts against Internet bad guys. On Tuesday, the Facebook-owned social network said it is in the process of rolling out support for third-party authentication apps. Unfortunately, this welcome new security offering does nothing to block Instagram account takeovers when thieves manage to hijack a target’s mobile phone number — an increasingly common crime.”

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