According to IG user @funny_african_pics, they have finally caught the fellow hacking accounts of celebrities on Instagram. The alleged hacker was identified as music promoter, performer and PR personality @baudex.
Read below how the alleged hacker was busted
**Update** Shortly after @funny_african_pics exposed @baudex, the alleged hacker, you won't believe what happened. The coincidence seems to lend credence to the allegations that indeed, Baudex is the hacker. Keep reading
"We got tired of people trying to hack our account, so we decided to get a scapegoat today.
Image 1 - We got an email, purportedly from Instagram, saying we should click on a link to get verified. We knew outrightly this was a phishing email, so we clicked on this link on an isolated computer to see where it'd lead us to. The link led us to instagrams.org.uk
Image 2 - Next thought train was - who owns the website instagrams.org.uk ? Thanks to the almighty "whois" tool, you can find out who owns what website provided the registrant's name hasn't been hidden. From the whois, we got the IP address of the website, alongside registrant's name. The name looked a bit fishy, so we decided to check the other websites, owned by the fraudster who owns instagrams.org.uk by
Image 3 - We did this to get other websites owned by the fraudster and lo and behold, we saw Huzzle Inc and Baudex.
So we finally got our scapegoat today >> @Baudex
Guys, there are some basic precautionary measures you need to take in securing your social media accounts. 1) Do not use the same passwords twice (i.e your email password as your Instagram password) 2) Do not click on links you are not sure of. (3) No reputable organization would ask for your password via email (4) Before you login on any website, look at the link carefully. (5) Treat your passwords like your underwears - don't share with anyone.
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Baudex has been denying the allegations, though...
See the latest evidence below. The fake Instagram site baudex allegedly used to hack people's account has been pulled down just minutes after African pics made his allegations.