Apple Fixes iPhone Tracking Bug

. May 5, 2011 . 0 Comments

Apple acts on iPhone tracking bug, reports the BBC.

“Apple has released a software update to fix a glitch that saw iPhones and iPads secretly record owners’ movements.

The problem came to light when security researchers found a hidden file on the devices containing a record of everywhere they had been.

Used with certain software, the file could generate a map of all a person’s movements with the phone.

Apple denied that it has used the information to track user location and blamed a bug in the software.”

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-13292313

Category: iPhone

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