Apple pulls privacy watchdog app Clueful from its store...but won't say why
Clueful, an application designed to identify how iOS apps use private data and treat privacy has been removed by Apple. However, iPhone owners who already use Clueful privacy may continue to do so, according to a press release. BitDefender, the company behind the app, says it is studying the reasons for removal put forth by Apple.DefenderThe statement from the company further added that it remains committed to "continued development of Clueful and will resubmit to Apple" once it's worked out what it needs to change. From its study of more than 60,000 popular iOS apps, Clueful found 42.5 per cent were not encrypting users' personal data, even when sending it over public Wi-Fi.Clueful's data also revealed that 41.4 per cent of the analysed apps can track a user's location"While most app developers use this information for legitimate purposes, others might not," said Catalin Cosoi, Bitdefender's chief security researcher."Clueful was the best way for iPhone owners to know the difference. Whil
The program, developed by Romanian-based Bitdefender, would tell iPhone users if their other apps were committing privacy violations by accessing sensitive data.
Sat 21 Jul 12 from Daily Mail
If you’ve downloaded an app called Clueful from the Apple App Store, it looks like you won’t be receiving anymore updates. According to reports online, the app has been pulled ...
Fri 20 Jul 12 from Ubergizmo
SAN FRANCISCO, July 19 (UPI) -- The maker of an iPhone security app that scanned apps for privacy policies says its program has been removed from the App Store after two months on the market.
Sat 21 Jul 12 from UPI
Clueful, an application designed to identify how iOS apps use private data and treat privacy has been removed by Apple. However, iPhone owners who already use Clueful privacy may continue to ...
Fri 20 Jul 12 from Techradar
- Pages: 1