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Protecting Your IG Acc Against Hijacking or Hacking

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by CarlitosWay, Apr 13, 2017.

  1. CarlitosWay

    CarlitosWay Registered Member

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    I do a fair amount of business through my personal IG. Does anyone have any insights into doing everything possible to lessen the risk of hacking?
     
  2. Netogami

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    Don't enter your username/password into websites that are not instagram.
    Don't use your instagram password anywhere else.
    Don't use the password of your email anywhere else.
    Make sure those are strong PWs > 8 characters. Use a mix of letters upper and lowercase, numbers and special characters.
    Make sure nobody can hack your email server if you're self hosted.
    Have an antivirus with most recent updates. Scan every file before you execute it, run unknown files in a sandbox/virtual machine.
     
  3. CarlitosWay

    CarlitosWay Registered Member

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    Thanks Netogami! Sounds like all the regular measures. i thought maybe there were some IG specific methods hackers use that I'd never heard of and thus some IG specific anti-hack measures.