So Much For The “Safety” Of The Mac App Store

Top MacOS App Exfiltrates Browser Histories Behind Users’ Backs

A top-grossing Apple App Store program called Adware Doctor is capable of sidestepping macOS security controls and surreptitiously copying a user’s entire browser history. It then sends it to a China-based domain.

It’s this kind of thing that makes me wary of buying a Huawei-branded phone or a rebranded Gionee phone from BLU.

How would I know I’m not holding an espionage device that’s spying on me for Chinese Intelligence?

Same-day update: Apple has removed the app. One gone. How many remain?

Previously here:

Cheating Chinese Cheaters Caught Cheating Again!

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