Apple to Remove 256 iOS Apps Using Private APIs, Collecting Personal Data

October 19, 2015


said it will remove 256 misbehaving from its that were using private APIs to pull personal and device information that would allow a user to be tracked.

SourceDNA, an analytics company that specializes in studying the iOS and Android mobile app stores, privately disclosed to Apple a list of the . It discovered the behavior during a scan for usage, the company said in a blog post published Sunday.


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