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In case you need a reminder that trojans can still appear on the iOS or Android app stores, a new one has been discovered by the researchers at Kaspersky Lab. Published on Thursday, Kaspersky’s latest report discusses the details of a Russian app called “Find and Call.” This first looked like an SMS worm, but was later discovered to be a trojan that uploads users’ contact lists to a remote server. Once the contact lists are uploaded, the server will send out SMS spam—claiming to be from the victim—to the phone numbers on the list with a URL to the app, helping to spread itself across iOS and Android devices alike. Read the full story at ARS Technica.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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