How to stop your Instagram getting hacked like Millie Mackintosh

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It happened to Millie Mackintosh, and it could happen to you - protect yourself against Instagram hacking.

Millie Mackintosh does 60s hair and beauty

© Instagram / Millie Mackintosh

If you document your life on Instagram, make sure you protect yourself from having all your pictures deleted and your account hacked.

Millie Mackintosh is one of many celebs to have her online profile hacked, after a nasty person wiped all of the Made In Chelsea star's photos last year.

Millie posted a picture saying...

With a picture of her insanely adorable dog Herby showing his disapproval...

Millie Mackintosh's dog Herby

© Instagram/Millie Mackintosh

Evil hackers face the wrath of Herby



Millie is not alone. Last year also saw Beyoncé and Kim Kardashian both having their personal and financial information leaked online.

If you are worried about having your account hacked, Instagram advise this list of five things you can do to help keep it secure:

How to stop your Instagram getting hacked


  1. Pick a strong password: Use a combination of at least six numbers, letters, and punctuation marks (like ! and &)

  2. Make sure your email account is secure

  3. Log out of Instagram when you use a computer or device you share with other people

  4. Think before you authorise any third party application

  5. Never give anyone you do not know and trust your password


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