Instagram’s download your data tool exposed users’ passwords to public view

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Facebook somehow manages to make headlines one way or the other. Last week we were all praises for the social network for introducing the Unsend feature in the Messenger app and this week we are despising the company’s lack of interest in offering fool-proof security to its users after bug in Instagram’s download your data tool.

Reportedly, a flaw has been identified in the Facebook-owned Instagram’s recently rolled out Download Your Data tool. The flaw, The Information reports, can accidentally expose passwords of Instagram users. In fact, the report claims that many users might already have their passwords exposed to the public and the affected users have been notified by Instagram too.

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