Apple Removes 256 iOS Apps for Illegally Collecting User Personal Information

Private research carried out by SourceDNA has alerted Apple of 256 iOS apps listed on its App Store that collected personal user information via masked calls to a private API, and then sent the data to be stored on servers in China.

Since its beginning, Apple has declined to list on its App Store iOS apps that employ private APIs to collect and then store personally identifiable information on Apple customers.

This is specifically mentioned in the company’s security and … (read more)

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