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Nov. 22, 2022, 3:28 p.m. | Bruce Schneier

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Researchers claim that supposedly anonymous device analytics information can identify users:


On Twitter, security researchers Tommy Mysk and Talal Haj Bakry have found that Apple’s device analytics data includes an iCloud account and can be linked directly to a specific user, including their name, date of birth, email, and associated information stored on iCloud.


Apple has long claimed otherwise:


On Apple’s device analytics and privacy legal page, the company says no information collected from a device for analytics …

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