Apple and Google removed the app to Instagram, hundreds of thousands of stolen passwords


Apple and Google removed the app to Instagram, hundreds of thousands of stolen passwords. From the application store for the operating systems Android and iOS have removed one of the most popular third-party application for social network Instagram. Its creators are accused of stealing passwords and placing images on the tape users without their knowledge, reports The Verge.

Apple and Google removed the app to Instagram, hundreds of thousands of stolen passwords


Appendix InstaAgent collects data about your account and password, and then sent them unencrypted on unknown servers. This became known thanks to one iOS-developer who shared his unexpected discovery on Twitter. Several hours later, as the news is widely sold on the Internet, Google and Apple have taken action and removed the app from the store.

The administration Instagram reminded that it is not advised to use third-party development to access your account in the photosets. InstaAgent managed to become popular and to climb to the top spot ranking on Google Play and AppStore, allowing users to see who comes to their profiles.

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