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Instagram Users Say They Are Being Attacked By Delicious Smoothies (Updated With Instagram's Response)

Instagram users are reporting that they've been attacked by a mysterious hack that posts photos of smoothies to their accounts. (We e-mailed Instagram to see if they've got anything to say.)

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From the looks of the tweets above and below, it seems the exploit is a phishing scheme, so don't click any weird links on Instagram photos. You probably shouldn't be doing that anyway.

Update 12:30:

Instagram responded with the following:

Last night a small portion of our users experienced a spam incident where unwanted photos were posted from their accounts. Our security and spam team quickly took actions to secure the accounts involved, and the posted photos are being deleted.

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[The Verge]

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DISCUSSION

Click the spam link to the shitty health drink company that paid to hack the accounts and start submitting fake orders and inquiries. Best way to fight spam is by mass spamming their sales pipeline the fuck back.