A fake Instagram application for Android was found

Zlovred discovered by experts belongs to the family of SMS-tyans that imitate the work of original products and carry out an inconspicuous sending of messages to expensive short numbers. According to analysts, Russian cybercriminals are standing for the harmful application that received the codes of Andr/Boxer.

In order not to fall for the bait of attackers, representatives of Sophos recommend that the owners of mobile devices install applications only from the official Google Play store, be extremely careful when installing programs and advise you to read the notifications demonstrated by installers.

Recall, Instagram Allows you to take photos using the camera built into the portable device, apply all kinds of graphic filters to the images and place the resulting masterpieces in the global network. In addition to Android, the program is presented in the version for Apple iOS. April 9, 2012 Instagram was purchased by Facebook for $ 1 billion.


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