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Be Careful, Fake Android Instagram App Harms Android Smartphones With Malware


A few days ago we posted about the Legacy Native (LeNa) malware that can get remotely root access to your Android devices, when you get root access, it worked normally and install a binary file to your Android device allowing remote control along with the option to install extra apps without your notification.

Now fake instagram app has found that infect your Android device with malware, instgram is well-know app that allows you to share your photos with friends and family, it’s social network app and has stunning features, for that more than 15 million people love to use this awesome app.

You should be careful about your Android smartphone, malware authors are distributing malware disguised with popular instagram app. A few days ago instagram app released and more than five million times people download this within one week, but Cybercriminals has developed a fake version of Instagram app for Android device with aim of earn money from unsuspecting users, see below Russain website that offer the app:

Be Careful, Fake Android Instagram App Harms Android Smartphones With Malware

When you download app from above site, you’ll infect your Android smartphone, this app didn’t do a better job than original app, it seems to be relying in the sending of background SMS messages to earn profit. Sophos products got malwares‘Andr/Boxer-F,’. For that it’s necessary to care, you should not download Android apps from these kind of sites, that can harm your smartphone, you must download a better antivirus app for your Android  device like NQ Mobile Security & Antivirus app.

via: nakedsecurity

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