Graeme Burton reports:
A number of security apps for the Apple Mac, offered via Apple’s curated Mac App Store, have been taken down after it was found that they were spying on users’ web browsing habits.
Apps by the name of Dr Unarchiver, Dr Cleaner, Adware Medic, Adware Doctor and App Uninstall have all be removed – with the finger of blame for some of them being pointed at security giant Trend Micro. The apps were some of the most popular apps available in the Mac App Store, too, with Adware Doctor also available as a paid-for version for $4.99.
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