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Apps banned by apple That Collects Personal Data of Users

Apple is removing several of iOS apps from its store that collects user’s private data. Collecting personal information of user is in violence of company’s privacy policy. Read more..

Web Design

Chinese mobile-ad company apologizes for snooping on Apple iOS users

”A Chinese mobile-advertising company has apologized for disseminating code that allowed hundreds of applications that run on Apple Inc.’s iOS mobile operating system to access users’ personal data, in violation of Apple’s App Store policy,” Josh Chin reports for The Wall Street Journal. 157 more words

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Youmi, YiSpecter, and the Economics of Updating

The Guardian isn’t usually my first port of call for Apple security news – actually, I tend to wait for news to come to me rather than go out looking for it, but I digress – but… 331 more words

IOS

Apple Bans More Than 250 Apps From App Store For Accessing Users' Information

When you play a game on your phone, use an application to play music or order food for delivery, you probably assume the app is working in a pretty straightforward manner — it’s letting you crush candy or add extra tahini sauce to your order. 385 more words

Hundreds Of Apps Banned From App Store For Accessing Users’ Personal Information

Hundreds of iOS applications have been pulled out of the App Store, following a report from analytics service SourceDNA, which uncovered a group of applications that were extracting users’ personally identifiable information, including email addresses associated with their Apple IDs, devices and peripheral serial numbers, as well as a list of apps installed on their phone. 659 more words

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Apple removing hundreds of App Store apps over advertising SDK that collects user data

”Code analytics platform SourceDNA has found hundreds of apps on the App Store that used private APIs to collect private user data, like email addresses and device identifiers, slipping under Apple’s radar in the approval process,” Benjamin Mayo reports for 9to5Mac. 359 more words

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Apple removing hundreds of App Store apps as advertising SDK found to collect sensitive user data via private APIs

Code analytics platform SourceDNA has found hundreds of apps on the App Store that used private APIs to collect private user data, like email addresses and device identifiers, slipping under Apple’s radar in the approval process. 361 more words