Free follower app for Instagram malware targets Android Users

Users of mobile devices running Google’s Android operating system may have to think twice before downloading a supposed free follower app for Instagram. Security vendor Trend Micro said the malware, dubbed as ANDROIDOS_GCMBOT.A, can be used to launch malicious webpages or send messages from the device. “Be careful of who you add. If your account is set on private, take note of the people in your follower request list. Check if they post the ‘Get Free Followers!’ photo. That should already be a red flag,” it said.

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