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.
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 shellypalmer.com.