Windows users can’t catch a break with viruses, even when they’re getting software for their Apple device. An app called “Instaquotes Quotes Cards for Instagram” was found to contain a worm called “Worm.VB-900,” which isn’t a threat to iOS itself or any other MacOS platform. However, users who tend to their apps with a Windows machine are susceptible to the baddie — also known affectionately as Mal/CoiDung-A. Any antimalware should detect it since it’s been up to no good since 2009, but Cupertino has already pulled the app and the vendor is working on a virus-free version. Read the full story at Engadget.
Malware invades Apple’s App Store for iOS, only harasses Windows users
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).