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Apple pulls apps over security concerns

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Mike Segar | Reuters. Apple has removed some products from its App Store over concerns they could compromise users' sensitive details, the U.S. technology giant said on Friday.

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) has removed some products from its App Store over concerns they could compromise users' sensitive details, the U.S. technology giant said on Friday.

The maker of the iPhone and iPad did not reveal how many apps had been taken down, but the problem appeared to center on products that install "root certificates".

Ad blockers in particular use root certificates as a means of blocking ads within apps. But root certificates allow the...


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