Instagram (also known as IG) is a photo and video-sharing social networking service owned by Facebook, Inc. It was created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, and launched in October 2010 exclusively on iOS. A version for Android devices was released a year and 6 months later.
So as we all of no Instagram is one of the most popular now a days, as well as the hacker’s activity for that platform users also increases. Lot’s of people (hacker or a normal IT guy) sometime try to hack an IG account of some using some basic kind of attack like Phishing, Brute Force, Etc.
In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to do a brute force attract for Instagram and grab a specific user’s password.
for that we are going to use a script called Instainsane developed by thelinuxchoice.
Instainsane is an Shell Script to perform multi-threaded brute force attack against Instagram, this script can bypass login limiting and it can test infinite number of passwords with a rate of about 1000 passwords/min with 100 attemps at once.
- Multi-thread (100 attempts at once)
- Save/Resume sessions
- Anonymous attack through TOR
- Check valid usernames
- Default password list (best +39k 8 letters)
- Check and Install all dependencies
“This tutorial is strictly for Education purpose, We are not responsible for any kind of damage.”
Download Instainsane from github :
git clone https://github.com/thelinuxchoice/instainsane.git
cd instainsane chmod +x install.sh ./install.sh chmod +x instainsane.sh ./instainsane.sh
Now insert username and download or create a strong dictionary,For better understanding go with the visual learning.