These iPhone Apps Are Spying On You (And You Should Delete Them Now)

Apple has now removed all of the affected apps but to be safe, if you have any of these still installed on your iPhone, delete them now.
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On the back of a security breach late last month, Apple this week removed over 300 apps from the App Store after it came to light that the apps were spying on users, collecting users' e-mail addresses and device serial numbers.

The apps were all using a piece of Chinese ad software called Youmi which was surreptitiously collecting personal information on the side. Apple has now removed all of the affected apps but to be safe, if you have any of these still installed on your iPhone, delete them now.

Here's a selection of some of the more popular affected apps:

• air2

• AmHexinForPad

• Angry Birds 2

• baba

• BiaoQingBao

• CamCard

• CamScanner

• CamScanner Lite

• CamScanner Pro

• Card Safe

• China Unicom Mobile Office

• ChinaUnicom3.x

• CITIC Bank move card space

• CSMBP-AppStore

• CuteCUT

• DataMonitor

• Didi Chuxing

• Eyes Wide

• FlappyCircle

• Flush

• Freedom Battle

• golfsense

• golfsensehd

• guaji_gangtai en

• Guitar Master

• High German map

• Himalayan

• Hot stock market

• I called MT

• I called MT 2

• IFlyTek input

• IHexin

• immtdchs

• InstaFollower

• installer

• iOBD2

• iVMS-4500

• Jane book

• jin

• Lazy weekend

• Lifesmart

• Mara Mara

• Marital bed

• Medicine to force

• Mercury

• Micro Channel

• Microblogging camera

• MobileTicket

• MoreLikers2

• MSL070

• MSL108

• Musical.ly

• NetEase

• nice dev

• OPlayer

• OPlayer Lite

• PDFReader

• PDFReader Free

• Perfect365

• Pocket billing

• PocketScanner

• Poor tour

• Quick asked the doctor

• Quick Save

• QYER

• Railway 12306

• SaveSnap

• SegmentFault

• snapgrab copy

• Stocks open class

• SuperJewelsQuest2

• Telephone attribution assistant

• The driver drops

• The Kitchen

• Three new board

• ting

• TinyDeal.com

• Wallpapers10000

• Watercress reading

• WeChat

• WeLoop

• WhiteTile

• WinZip

• WinZip Sector

• WinZip Standard