If you are trying to hack someone's Instagram, today you will know the different applications and websites that promise to do this … although you may get more of a surprise.
Currently, the social network of photographs has almost half of users than Facebook, being very popular among the youngest, who accumulate thousands or even millions of followers.
For this reason, there are users who want have access to other people's accounts to, among other things, see your private messages or take away your followers.
Here we will see a legal way to spy on the Instagram account of your boyfriend, friend or family member.
Is it possible to hack an Instagram account?
Although it could be assumed that there is a whole network of hackers dedicated to steal the accounts of this social network, the truth is that many times it is “simple” users who manage to hack someone's account.
To do this, they mainly use these methods:
- Pishing Techniques (Social Engineering):
It consists of sending emails or messages to the victim posing as Instagram to ask them to click on a link.
This link leads to a page that pretends to be the social network and where it is requested to enter the access data (username / number / email and password).
If the victim falls into deception, he will have granted other people – without knowing it – access to his account.
This consists of trying different passwords until finally finding the correct password.
The users victims of this attack are mainly those who have a unsecured password (123456?) And they have not activated two-step verification.
But this is not the only way:
Also exist vulnerabilities that real hackers can take advantage of to circumvent the security of the service.
An example was this fault – already corrected – that allowed hack any Instagram account in 10 minutes, as this video shows:
Now that you know this is possible, let us show you some websites that promise to spy on any user's Instagram in a few mouse clicks:
Pages to hack Instagram in seconds
Just as there are pages to hack WhatsApp for free, there are also websites and applications that promise to obtain the username and password of virtually any Instagram account.
Let's see if they work as they say:
unscrupulous web, which is positioned very well in Google, is one of many that say they can hack any Instagram account in just a few minutes.
Upon entering the site you will see that they make it clear that the supposed tool they offer is not legitimate, but that you can use it safely and without leaving any trace.
If you enter your victim's Instagram username, the web will make you
to lose Wait a great deal of time until the supposed hacking process ends.
When finished, it will show you the following data:
And it will tell you that the file with the victim's data has been created successfully.
But, as expected, this is not true. There is no file with your victim's data.
In fact, if you click on the “Download” button you will be taken to a advertising page where you will be asked to enter your credit card information to subscribe to a premium service that will charge you every month.
So avoid wasting time on this website and do not fall for the scam.
Another well known website is Ighack, a program that ensures you connect to the Insagram database and discover the password of any user.
Unlike the previous ones, here you are asked to also enter your email address (something that, of course, you should not do).
Then, they will ask you to verify that you are a human, for which they ask you to download 2 free applications, run them for 30 seconds and check your email.
If you continue with the steps, you will see a window where you must complete a survey or download a game or application.
At this point, it is best to run away from the web. Well, if you click on any of the links, you will be redirected to Suspicious or advertising pages.
And, as in the previous case, this website does not work, it is only a scam (farce).
Instahawk It is a popular tool that, like the previous one, promises to hack Instagram for free online and without a credit card.
On their website they ensure power get your friends Instagram password or even celebrities with millions of followers.
In addition, they indicate that the whole process is completely free, impossible to track, super fast and that it works for any account, without exceptions.
The application is "so effective" that it has even been able to "hack" the account of Mark Zuckerberg, the owner of Facebook and Instagram.
If you go ahead in this scam, it will take you to a website where there is a file named “Password.txt”With the supposed account information.
If you click on “Download”, a window will appear to complete a survey.
However, everything is a hoax.
And whether or not you complete the survey, You will never get any password. Well these data do not exist.
Do not give your credit card information either, since you will only be giving away your money to
scammers Responsible for this website.
As you can see, none of these websites serve, with or without a credit card, they are only scams that take advantage of the ignorance of users.
However, although these pages do not work, there is a legal way to monitor an account, as we show you below:
How to spy on an Instagram account
There is a phone monitoring application called Spyzie, and with which you can, among other things, spy on Instagram, WhatsApp, Facebook and other social networks of your children, girlfriend (or), husband, etc.
Available for Android and iOS, Spyzie allows you to track any phone you have access to.
To do this, you just have to follow the following steps:
- Register on your website.
- Install the spy app on the phone you want to track.
- Grant the necessary permissions to the app.
- Log in to your account (from your PC or phone).
- Monitor what the user does on Instagram.
From now on you can see the posts, photos and private messages of the person you are monitoring.
Mind you, keep in mind that in order to spy on a person's Instagram It is necessary to have your consent.
Otherwise, you would be committing a crime, depending on the country where you are.
How to secure Instagram to avoid hacking
As we mentioned at the beginning of the article, there are several methods that users use to steal the account from others.
And how to prevent is better than regret, then we give you 4 tips to protect your Instagram account:
- Create a secure password that includes letters, numbers and special characters.
- Enable two-factor authentication so that the social network asks you for an additional security code every time you log in to a new device.
- Revoke access to suspicious third-party applications to prevent them from stealing your data.
- Verify the legitimacy of the emails you receive to avoid falling into phishing attacks.
What to do if my account has been stolen
Currently, there are few users who complain that their Instagram account has been hacked and that, therefore, they have lost all their followers that have cost them so much to get.
If this has happened to you, calm down, you can still regain access to your Instagram account.
To get started, check if you have an email from the social network informing you that your username, password or email has been changed.
If you have not made the changes, just follow the steps in the email to reverse the changes.
Although, make sure it is a legitimate email from the social network.
The other way is using The account recovery tool:
- Open Instagram and go to the Login screen
- Tap on "Get help."
- Enter your username, email or phone number you used to register.
- Use the 6-digit code sent to you to recover your account.
That's all you have to do.
Finally, remember that although this social network has strong security measures, it is not 100% secure, so it may be susceptible to hacks.