- One or more hackers were likely to steal personal information from celebrities. Instagram leaked them by email addresses and phone numbers from users with a verified account, confirms a social media spokesman against Variety.
Among the verified users at Instagram are many celebrities. One of the victims may be Selena Gomez. Her page was hacked a few days after which a nude photo of ex Justin Bieber was put up.
According to Instagram, the perpetrators or offenders had intentionally targeted users with a so-called blue checkmark. How many victims it is, the social media does not want to say. Instagram emphasizes that no passwords have been stolen.