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Malware Library. Threats targeting Macs.

Mac malware exists in all shapes and sizes and new digital parasites evolve every day. Whether it’s adware, trojan horses, keystroke loggers, viruses or other spyware, stay up-to-date and discover more information about the latest threats targeting your Mac here.


    • Type:
    • Trojan Horse
    • Platform:
    • iOS
    • Last updated:
    • 03/22/16 10:14 pm
    • Threat Level:
    • High


Instealy is a trojan horse that arrives disguised as an app to let Instagram users see who viewed their profile. Once a user logs into Instagram through the app, it steals their username and password and uses them to gain access to the user’s Instagram account. Once the login credentials have been sent to the malicious C&C server, they are used to post spam messages to the hacked account.

If this malware is detected on your Mac, there is a good chance that your iPhone or iPad is infected. To remove the malware, locate the InstaCare or InstaDetector app on your iOS device, tap and hold the icon until it wiggles, then press the X button to delete it from your device.

Instealy Threat Removal

MacScan can detect and remove Instealy Trojan Horse from your system, as well as provide protection against other security and privacy threats. A 30-day trial is available to scan your system for this threat.

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