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Apple bans benign iOS spyware detection, security info app


Quite Simple Really

Without this application running on your iOS device, it would be possible for Apple to run whatever they want on your handset without your knowledge.

We've seen a number of unsubstantiated reports over the years that odd things happen to existing Apple handsets when new models are released. I'm not saying that there is any truth to the stories, but they are absolutely out there. Now *if* there were any truth to those rumours, the application as written would be able to provide concrete evidence of a handset's performance being "tweaked", because it would show which processes were taking up CPU cycles and/or memory...

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