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InstaBrute: Two Ways to Brute-force Instagram Account Credentials TL;DR:¬†Instagram contained two distinct vulnerabilities that allowed an attacker to brute-force passwords of user accounts. Combined with user enumeration, a weak password policy, no 2FA nor other mitigating security controls, this could have allowed an attacker to compromise many accounts without any user interaction, including high-profile ones. Facebook fixed both issues and awarded a combined bounty of $5.000. Introduction Authentication brute-force vulnerabilities are very serious issues for any web application. Users are known to…

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