Apple said it will remove 256 misbehaving apps from its App Store that were using private APIs to pull personal and device information that would allow a user to be tracked.
Apple to Remove Apps Using Private APIs | Threatpost | The first stop for security news
We’ve found hundreds of apps in the App Store that extract personally identifiable user information via private APIs that Apple has forbidden them from calling. This is the first time we’ve seen iOS apps successfully bypass the app review process. But, based on what we learned, it might not be the last.
iOS Apps Caught Using Private APIs