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New Instagram credential stealers discovered on Google Play

according to The malicious apps, which pose as tools for either managing or boosting Instagram follower numbers, are actually designed to phish for Instagram credentials.
For example, crooks have put together a smut-themed scam campaign targeting Instagram users last August.
While the apps appear to have originated in Turkey, some used English localisation to target Instagram users worldwide.
Security researchers have discovered 13 new Instagram credential-stealing apps on Google Play.
Although phishing and malware threats targeting either Facebook or Twitter users are more common, Instagram fans are by no means strangers to threats.

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New Instagram credential stealers discovered on Google Play

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Samples Package Name Installs Hash com. vavetech. superapp 100,000 – 500,000 84E2A528571CE26735CC6EFE2F20D024F67B6F4F com.instatakipcibegeni 100,000 – 500,000 F956C5ECFDB9939E98A3FEDEA877E2DAF91DA0CF takipcivebegeni.app 100,000 – 500,000 E278821B390C3DD589A8B62E2CCA73E4AAFEEA98 com.tr.takdrfsfaewewe 10,000 – 50,000 470B9B632F4B66487010725CA84BC4923BFE5898 com.tr.instracker 1,000 – 5,000 BA5E2937C57726CC8CCFCBA4034F02D6DD5BBC17 com.tr.nsgrfllowers 1,000 – 5,000 F32C674DBA78A748256991A7DBB2409FDA0CF302 com.tr.sdfgbvcderfdf 1,000 – 5,000 80E0A0704D256A0D4A02AD894A6206D93010E554 com.tr.yfASTngdYRl 500 – 1,000 91CE430EA41F04C38EEB150F5E96928A0448263F com.tr.insfollowfreeinsta 500 – 1,000 D73F268D46DDD3213B82DC288428701EA09FB949 com.tkpcikahramani 500 – 1,000 B5AE6DBF283E0ABA19A896395F86C83808026D68 com.tr.aerfhasFYHDJGXMS 500 – 1,000 2D0AFB6B4BBB9C04BE826CA119CD6368A32A1289 com.tr.aedgcawwwSSSjkm 100 – 500 1757E843C80533C5DC7CF0699BB1D55147FFB349 com.tr.aerfateharydar 0 – 5 E79050338EC9BBDC70DB8CAA4DC08EF3DAF0BA11Author Lukas Stefanko, ESET
New Instagram credential stealers discovered on Google PlayInstagram users have been the target of several new credential stealers, appearing on Google Play as tools for either managing or boosting the number of Instagram followers.
To secure your Instagram account, change your Instagram password immediately.
You might ask yourself: What use is there for a couple of (hundred thousand) stolen Instagram credentials?
While they appear to have originated in Turkey, some used English localization to target Instagram users worldwide.

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