Facebook-owned photo sharing app Instagram has blocked hundreds of accounts, taking a big decision. The accounts that Instagram has blocked stole the user names of other users. Instagram is also working with companies such as Twitter and TickTock to steal user names.
According to the report, these users ‘names were stolen and sold on the hackers’ forum. The accounts Instagram has blocked with TikTok and Twitter include accounts ranging from Hollywood stars to big journalists.
Actually, this game was happening in such a way that if a user had an account on Instagram, Twitter or TicTalk on one of the three platforms but not on the other two, then the hackers used this to create an ID with the same user name and Used to make money. People used to think that the account is genuine.
The website named OGUsers had complete details of the stolen user name. This website is involved in many activities like account hacking, SIM swapping and user name theft. All accounts and user names on the OGUsers Forum have been removed by Instagram. These accounts were also being sold on this website. Many such accounts are being sold from this site, which cost up to $ 40,000.
For your information, let us know that last year, there were accounts of celebrities like former US President Barack Obama, Bill Gates and Elon Musk. All these accounts were appealed to invest in cryptocurrency. The name of Ogusers.com also surfaced in that hacking. A real estate software engineer named Ajay Pondicherry was swiped by this website by this website.
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