Hundreds of iOS apps discovered to be violating Apple’s privacy policy

Apple may be obsessed with user privacy, but a security firm claims to have discovered 256 apps which violate Apple’s App Store policy — by illicitly gathering user email addresses, lists of installed apps, serial numbers, and other identifying pieces of information. “This is the first time we’ve found apps live in the App Store […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)


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Hundreds of iOS apps discovered to be violating Apple’s privacy policy