Information leaking apps on appleappstore.

Only a couple of hours after release of the russian iphone app ”Find and Call”, it was removed from appstore.

The reason is that the security company Kaspersky Lab discovered that the app copied the user’s address book and sent it back to the creator of the app server.

By using the information in users’ address books would cause maker send spam to all contacts with the download link to the app. Only hours after the Kaspersky Lab issued a warning, Apple removed the app.

The app has also released a version for Android at Google Play, even Google acted quickly and removed it from its app store.

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