An app that let Android users tap into Apple's iMessage protocol on their devices has been removed from Google's Play Store.
That app made waves after being discovered late Monday, and raised security concerns over how the service operated without Apple's permission. That included the security behind users offering up their Apple ID in order to log into the service. Such credentials could be used to access various other Apple services, and potentially even make purchases.
Despite such concerns, the application worked as promised -- allowing iMessages to be sent between Android and iOS devices.
According to … Read more