iOS 7 Eliminates MAC Address As Tracking Option, Signaling Final Push Towards Apple’s Own Ad Identifier Technology

Apple has now taken another step to push app publishers to use its preferred ad tracking option, the Identifier for Advertisers (IDFA), with the debut of the iOS 7 beta. Confirming what many have su

Source: Apple’s UDID Replacement For Advertisers In iOS 6 Is Broken

Apple's UDID replacement for iOS 6, a more private and tool dubbed the Apple Advertising Identifier that users can opt out of, isn't working according to mobile app marketing platform <a target="_blan

Inside The UDID Hack: How A Lone Programmer Cracked The Case

Although <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2012/09/04/antisec-leaks-1000001-udids-from-a-trove-of-12-million-allegedly-stolen-from-an-fbi-laptop/">Antisec claimed</a> that they Jason Bourne-d a laptop l

FBI: “No Evidence” Apple Device UDIDs Were Leaked From Our Laptop

Earlier today, hackers at AntiSec claimed that it had got its hands on a database containing around 12 million UDID numbers from iPads and iPhones from an FBI employee-owned computer, a breach my coll

Apple UDID Leak: There’s No Proof (Yet) Of FBI Involvement, But Here’s Why You Should Still Care

12 million Apple UDIDs (unique device identifiers) may be in the wild, or at least that's the claim from the hacker group <a target="_blank" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_AntiSec">Anti

Opera Software Launches Yet Another UDID Alternative For Anonymous Mobile Ad-Tracking

Just when iOS developers had thought they had heard of <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2012/03/29/apple-post-udid/">every UDID replacement mechanism out there</a>, Opera Software had to go and launch

Amid UDID Uncertainty, AppRedeem Creates New ID Scheme, Groupon Adopts

As you've likely heard, the "UDID-calypse" is upon us. Because of mounting privacy concerns (from Congress, etc.), Apple has begun rejecting iOS apps that access UDIDs, and will eventually do away wit

SecureUDID Is An Open Source Solution To The Apple UDID Problem

As we reported this weekend, <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2012/03/24/apple-udids/">Apple has started ramping up its efforts</a> to deprecate the UDID - the unique identifier that ties a user to a s

Velti is Working on a Mobile “Do Not Track” List

Velti plans to announce two new initiatives aimed at helping mobile advertisers get ahead of data collection and privacy concerns, according to a source who has been briefed by the company. My sour

W3i Suggests iOS Developers Use MAC Address As UDID Replacement

Mobile app monetization and distribution network <a href="http://www.w3i.com/">W3i</a> is announcing the results of its tests to determine whether or not an iPhone's MAC address can serve as a repla

Appsfire Announces Open Source UDID Replacement For iOS: OpenUDID

<a href="http://appsfire.com/">Appsfire</a>, a mobile application marketing platform, is introducing its own solution for the issue created by <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2011/08/19/apple-ios-5-ph

OpenFeint Announces Replacement for UDIDs on iOS

On the heels of <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2011/08/19/apple-ios-5-phasing-out-udid/">Apple's decision to phase out developer access to the UDID</a> (unique device identifier) on iOS devices, mob

Apple Sneaks A Big Change Into iOS 5: Phasing Out Developer Access To The UDID

Apple is making a <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2011/06/06/everything-you-need-to-know-about-ios-5/">lot of big changes</a> to its mobile operating system with iOS 5, which is <a href="https://techc