A friend's instagram account apparently got hacked, and their username, email and password changed.

Has anyone experienced this before? According to Instagram, the old email account should have received an email about that name/email change, which didn't seem to happen.

I can't make sense of how they managed to hack that account. Any pointers appreciated!

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@fribbledom could have been a not super strong password re-used from a site that was hacked. (geniouses still use MD4 and MD5 to hash it) Doesn't explain nothing happening on the email end, though. (unless that is what was hacked)

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