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Security bug in iOS lets apps secretly access your photos

By Archean
Feb 29, 2012
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  1. Security bug in iOS lets apps secretly access your photos

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    According to The New York Times who uncovered this issue, an application that has the permission to use your location can also access your photos. They demonstrated this by commissioning a developer to create a dummy app (which was not submitted to the App Store) that popped up a notification asking the user for location (as seen above) and when provided had complete access to the photos stored on the device.
     

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