New Instagram tool aims to prevent phishing attacks

Victor Barreiro Jr.
New Instagram tool aims to prevent phishing attacks

AFP

The new Instagram tool lets users check if an email sent by the service is genuine. It will give users a list of emails sent by Instagram across a period of two weeks.

MANILA, Philippines – Instagram has a new tool designed to help users ensure they aren’t opening an email that’s a phishing scam in disguise.

The new tool, which can be found in the settings, lets users check if an Instagram email is genuine.  It will give you a list of emails sent by Instagram over a period of two weeks, so you can determine which emails are safe to open and click on.

More information on the change is available on this support link.  – Rappler.com

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Victor Barreiro Jr.

Victor Barreiro Jr is part of Rappler's Central Desk. An avid patron of role-playing games and science fiction and fantasy shows, he also yearns to do good in the world, and hopes his work with Rappler helps to increase the good that's out there.