Malware-infected download knocks last trace of hipster gloss from Instagram

As if Facebook and Android weren't enough to make hipsters shut off the cam on their iPhones...

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He's actually a Russian Internet meme, identified by Sophos reader @suncho as "свидетель из Фрязино." People insert him in otherwise innocent images to photobomb pictures after they've already been taken. He's a virtual photobomb.

Even the virus edition of Instagram contributes something to Android.

If this is all too mainstream for you – the virus, Android, Facebook, non-Mac users openly discussing the merits of Mac-user aesthetics – you can delete your Instagram account and get on with your life.

Just don't download Angry Birds if you're looking to blow off some steam with a stupid game, at least if you're using Android. Trend Micro found a virus on it, too.

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