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Hacked Instagram account; can my friend get justice?

A fellow aspiring entrepreneur and friend of mine is in desperate need of help. Time is of the essence! Here's the story: Two years ago he created his own business that sells custom hand-made clothes and products. He owns a website and is on all of the normal social media. One of his most effective tools to connect with customers is through instagram. He's worked hard over the years to develop a fan base of over 27K followers. Mysteriously, last night this account was hacked. They changed the password, hacked the business email, and have taken control of the brand. This account is the business' main source of revenue and advertisement. Although he's trademarked the company and taken all the normal preventative measures, the admin. at instagram claims there's nothing they can do to help. Assuming this is true, what are his available options? Essentially, my friend's ship just got hijacked by some evil bastards and he's going to need a seal team to get it back. [more inside]
posted by intelligentfool on Dec 3, 2013 - 15 answers

Who was hacked?

My dad got a spam email with my (unusual) full name listed as the sender, but from a random email address with no association to my name. Was his contact list compromised or was mine? [more inside]
posted by amarynth on Nov 23, 2012 - 7 answers

Recover hacked VPS logs

Is there any way to recover data from a VPS that suffered a rm -rf? [more inside]
posted by kithrater on Aug 2, 2012 - 7 answers

Help my Mum & Dad get their emails back.

I received a weird email from my Mum a couple of days ago, which was obviously from a hacked account, but I just thought that it was from a fake address as happens sometimes. However it wasn't. Please help! [more inside]
posted by djstig on Sep 9, 2010 - 5 answers

How do I keep hotmail from sending spam from my closed email acct.

How can I get hotmail to stop sending spam to all of my contacts even though I have closed the acct.? [more inside]
posted by let444 on Sep 1, 2010 - 15 answers

I'm really not in London...

Help! My Gmail and Facebook accounts have been stolen and the passwords changed. Someone I know just called to tell me that he got an email saying that I'm in London in a hospital and need money immediately. What do I do?
posted by non-kneebiter on Apr 14, 2010 - 9 answers

Can I use htaccess to deny certain non-existent directories to avoid going through my Drupal site?

Can I use htaccess to deny certain non-existent directories in order to avoid going through my Drupal site (which requires connecting to my database)? [more inside]
posted by kosmonaut on Jan 2, 2009 - 7 answers

SEO word salad pornography?

What in the world is going on with this website (subject of a recent askme)? Have a look at these google results: site:carolscookies.com inurl:locator. Is this an indication that the website's been hacked, or is this the kind of disgusting behavior that passes for SEO these days? [more inside]
posted by jepler on Dec 18, 2008 - 6 answers

hacked again

Site hacked again 4 years later. I need some advice. [more inside]
posted by sailormouth on May 5, 2008 - 14 answers

What do I do after a PHP site break-in?

A couple months ago my site was lightly hacked. It happened again on a site for a friend of my father, possibly not as lightly. --> [more inside]
posted by sailormouth on Sep 14, 2004 - 4 answers

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