Published On: Tue, Oct 20th, 2015

Apple bans hundreds of iPhone apps

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(CNN) – Want to secretly collect personal information from people? Apparently, there are apps for that – or there were, anyway.The problem was discovered over the weekend, leading Apple to remove 256 apps from the iTunes app store Monday. Analytics Service “Source DNA” discovered that software by Youmi, a Chinese ad company, gathered data about the people who downloaded the apps. The information included email addresses, which were sent to Youmi’s servers.

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