Instagram ‘image viewer’ apps pose a greater risk than phishing websites

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Malwarebytes has warned Instagram users that downloading third-party applications that enable them to download their Instagram photos and videos to desktop machines could expose them to a number of security vulnerabilities.

Malwarebytes said that the possible threats – files and websites alike – that take advantage of a software’s popularity could spell bad news for users in terms of internet congestion, unwanted redirection to websites and possible installation of other programs without the user’s consent.

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