Instagram is one of the largest social media networks out there. It has monthly users of more than one billion. Being such a popular social media handle, the security of user accounts is a burning question. But it is not a matter of much concern, as Instagram spends millions to ensure high security to protect their users privacy. Even after that, professional hackers always find some bugs to hack accounts. Many hackers do it for money by scamming people and famous personalities and ask for a huge amount. If unable to pay the amount, they threaten to leak their details and pictures on sitewhere people can see and misuse your details.
In the name of hacking, many sites claim to hack into anyone’s Instagram account by just typing in their username. It sounds so fishy that it is that easy to hack an account of a company that spends millions on its security. Yes, it is a total scam. In the next step, they will ask you to enter your Instagram account id and password, claiming you will get access to the account you want to hack. It is a total scam, and you will only end up losing access to your account. So, be aware of it and try to stay away from such websites.
What to do?
A site with the name of Instaportal is a similar site that scams people with the exact methodology. It is essential to be aware of such scam websites. Remember, no website with just one click can hack any Instagram account for you. Even if they can, then what is the point in asking your Instagram account password. It sounds so fishy from start to end. These websites target people who are new to the internet or don’t have much knowledge. But it is essential to educate these people so they can be aware of these scams.
Role of Government?
Government launches many schemes where people get to know how they can protect themselves from such scams. It should be your responsibility to tell people who get easily influenced by these websites. These sites can be harmful and leak your private details out in the world. These mistakes can cost people a lot of money, and people who are unable to pay eventually end up suiciding.
With the rise of the internet, there has been a rise in these scams. And the only way to get out of these scams is to educate the youth.