With the rising hacking activities on Instagram, the platform is waging with a new security alert in the app, that enables the users to keep their accounts updated and secure. This will include the info about the profile settings.
The new system alert will assist people whose account may get hacked and will certainly prevent them from being offenders. The security process consists of checking login activity, going through profile information and updating recovery details (phone and email).
Instagram also advises users to enable two-factor authentication, and use updated phone numbers and email on their account. Besides, it also warns people that Instagram will never send them DMs for account confirmation.
The platform is continuously working to identify these scams and provide users a secure channel to use for their convenience. Users can also contribute to enhance the security of the platform by reporting malicious and unauthorised accounts that they come across.
Not only the general public, but the platform is also precisely used by high-profile users; People are majorly dependent on their social media accounts.
Read out more about the Instagram safety policy at the official website blog!