Instagram Aide stole passwords

Instagram Aide stole passwords

Tech November 11, 2015 13:30

- Apple and Google have removed an app Instagram Users promised extra features, but ran away with the passwords of hundreds of thousands of people. In addition, the app InstaAgent posted without permission pictures on the accounts.

iOS developer David LR discovered Insta Agent usernames and passwords in an unencrypted form saved and the data sent to unknown servers. He made his discovery announced yesterday via Twitter.

Google responded immediately by removing the app from the Play Store, Apple had slightly longer necessary to remove the program. For hundreds of thousands Instagramgebruikers was suffering then however already done. In several countries, the app was high in the list of free apps.

While Instagram users are warned not to install third-party apps that request access to the profile, beat many users warning in the wind because InstaAgent she promised to show who had watched their Instagramprofiel.

Users Insta Agent installed are advised to delete the app and change their Instagramwachtwoord.

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