The App Store is a computerized distribution stage for mobile apps on iOS, created and maintained by Apple Inc. The services permits users to browse and download applications that are developed with Apple’s iOS SDK. The applications can be downloaded directly to iOS device, for example, the iPhone cell phone, the iPod Touch handheld PC and the iPad tablet PC, or onto a PC by means of iTunes.
The app store has more than 1.6 million app and millions of users, apple users are not much in compare with android but there is wider difference between these platform. Apple is more reliable and more secure than that of android. To make apple more secure apple is now removing some apps from app store.
Apple Inc said on Thursday that it had removed “a few” applications from its App Store, expressing its concern that the security of some users’ personal data could be compromised in certain circumstances.
“Apple is profoundly dedicated to ensuring client protection and security,” an Apple representative said in an announcement. “We are working intently with these developers to rapidly recover their applications on the App Store, while ensuring customer privacy and security is not at risk.”
App with so called root permission, route user data to there servers where they can analysed their data. That opens the door for network providers to view encrypted traffic, leaving users vulnerable to data breaches by using several geeky techniques.