If You’re Using This Instagram App, Delete It

By Greg Scoblete

InstaAgent is a popular app that helps Instagram users track who’s visiting their Instagram account. It’s also, according to a investigation by a developer at Peppersoft, malware.

I would say “Who Viewed Your Profile – InstaAgent” is the first malware in the iOS Appstore that is downloaded half a million times.

— David L-R (@PeppersoftDev) November 10, 2015

Evidently, InstaAgent is storing Instagram users’ passwords and usernames and sending them in plain text to a remote server. As MacRumors Julie Clover reports, the app is “also using the credentials to log into accounts and post …read more

Via: PDN Pulse


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