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Apple Removes Over 250 iOS Apps With Ad SDK That Collects Personal User Data

Monday October 19, 2015 8:02 am PDT by
SourceDNA, an analytics service that tracks iOS and Android code, has discovered hundreds of iOS apps that collect personally identifiable user information, including Apple ID email addresses and device identifiers, through a Chinese third-party advertising SDK called Youmi that is prohibited by App Store guidelines. The analytics firm, using its new developer tool Searchlight, found 256...