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Snapchat users hit by 'smoothie spam' hack attack
ANI
Washington, February 13, 2014
First Published: 13:22 IST(13/2/2014)
Last Updated: 13:23 IST(13/2/2014)

Snapchat users have been reportedly hit with a smoothie picture, containing a spam URL, directing them to weight-loss supplements.


The hack attack, luring users to click on snapfroot.com, has affected a lot of users' accounts on the auto-destruct picture sharing service.

According to Tech Crunch, Snapchat said that a small number of its users experience the spam incident where unwanted photos were sent from their accounts, adding that their security team was putting in additional measures to secure accounts.

Snapchat was recently affected by a hack attack that exposed phone numbers of millions of its users by a group that wanted to call attention to Snapchat's security flaws

Snapchat has asked users to use unique and strong password s to prevent abuse of their accounts.


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