During the course of this year, there have been a number of minor security-based controversies that have revolved around third-party app developers building functionality into their apps to capture and upload the Unique Identifier (UDID) of the device to their own servers. Till the time this knowledge became public, there was uproar from specific sections of the iOS community, and although the UDID itself doesn’t really represent a significant risk when placed in the wrong hands, the latest UDID-based news is sure to be a cause for concern for a large number of iPhone and iPad owners.

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