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Apple cracks down on apps that secretly record users


Apple is cracking down on iOS apps developers using analytics firm Glassbox's code to secretly record everything users do within the app. — AFP

Apple is cracking down on iOS apps developers using analytics firm Glassbox's code to secretly record everything users do within the app. — AFP

Apple is cracking down on iOS apps using code by analytics firm Glassbox to secretly record everything users do within the app, giving them a day to remove the code or warn users they are being recorded.

TechCrunch earlier reported that some apps including Expedia, Hotels.com and Air Canada are using Glassbox's tech without disclosing it to users, which allow the apps to record the screen and have its developers play it back, recording button taps and keyboard entries.

   

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