Mobile app news roundup: iOS Trojans, Call of Duty goes mobile and Big Fish Games' cloud

Mobile security issues hit iOS and Android — Security issues loomed large on smartphones this week. Wired reported Apple had to remove the first iOS Trojan from the App Store — a Russian app called Find and Call that scraped user’s contact lists and sent unauthorized emails and messages. The app was also removed from Google Play. Meanwhile the BBC reported a Microsoft researcher had found a botnet using infected Android smartphones in Chile, Indonesia, Lebanon, Oman, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Ukraine and Venezuela. The botnet was using the devices to send spam emails. According to the BBC the Android botnet is the first of its kind.