Weeks after Snapchat's user database was hacked, the app is facing a new problem. Porn bots, which are spamming users with nude pictures in exchange for an app download link.
According to Naked girls of instagram"The spam messages appear with photo of a nude woman. A caption below asks the recipient to add "her" as a friend on messaging app Kik to receive more nude pictures.
If the user follows through with the request, he or she will be prompted to download a mobile application. The mobile applications vary -- many are games.
The Spam-scam has been discovered by researchers at Symantec's security response team. According to Kevin Haley, director of Symantec's security facetime sexting numbers team, the nude-picture trick is an old one. However Haley adds that the "mobile app developers aren't likely behind the utaku hentai but are likely firms hired by the app makers to increase downlo.
Snapchat recently update its app to allow users to opt out of its "Find Friends" feature. The Find Friends feature was recently used to hack into the app's database and information of nearly 4. Post-the fresno nudes the of spam messages have also gone up in the app.
Users can block these spam messages by going into privacy settings and changing who can send them snaps. Choose the "My Friends" option in the section and it will block random Snapchat messages from coming into your phone. Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets.
Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison. Raj Kundra case: Model files police complaint in Mumbai, claims she's been getting anonymous rape threats.
Raj Kundra case: Mumbai Police investigates businessman's connection to other apps streaming pornographic content. Bombay HC reserves order on Raj Kundra's plea against arrest in connection to pornographic films case. Rising temperatures can cause heat waves: Here are three tips to prevent nude selfie upload stroke.
Saturday, August 07, Back to. Samsung Galaxy M32 review Budget smartphone has its moments.
Amazon beauty presents Vanity Diaries. Buzz Patrol Raj Kundra case: Mumbai Police investigates businessman's connection to other apps streaming pornographic content Jul 26, Bombay HC anr bdsm order on Raj Kundra's plea against arrest in connection to pornographic films case Aug 03, Dinosaurs Earth was home to billions of T-rex over lakhs of generations, suggests new study Apr 16,