Apps trying to stealthily scrape contacts

Discussion in 'iOS 6' started by Menel, Jul 30, 2012.

  1. Menel macrumors 603


    Aug 4, 2011
    Anyone found some?

    I downloaded this Jurassic Park game, i spotted it on the App Store features, new and notwworthy. First thing that happened when I launched it, iOS6b gave me the prompt about app requesting access to contacts. There is no apparent reason this 'game' needs access to scrape contacts.
  2. mrapplegate macrumors 68030

    Feb 26, 2011
    Cincinnati, OH
    Just because the app is requesting access to your contacts does not mean it is scraping them. Do you suspect the app was sending your contacts to the developer's server?

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