Apple threatens to remove iPhone apps caught recording user activity without consent

Apple on Thursday threatened to remove applications from the App Store if they record users’ actions without their explicit permission. Earlier this week, TechCrunch reported that iPhone apps from Expedia, Air Canada and Hollister were using “session replay” software from a company Read More …

Android Devices Running Versions Below Android 9.0 Pie Vulnerable to Tracking by Apps: Researchers

HIGHLIGHTS Newly discovered Android security flaw can be used to track users The vulnerability can expose details to all the apps in your device Google apparently fixed the flaw with Android 9.0 Pie only Researchers have pointed out an Android security flaw Read More …

Xiaomi, OnePlus, Lenovo, Vivo, Oppo, and Other Chinese OEMs Partner to Launch ‘Fast Apps’ to Rival WeChat’s Mini Programs

China’s biggest smartphone makers are collaborating to promote download-free “fast apps”, in a move backed by the government and likely to threaten Tencent Holdings’ grip on mobile traffic with its wildly popular WeChat app. The messenger-to-payment app WeChat, which has more than 1 Read More …

Apple Revises App Store Review Guidelines, Bans Misleading Apps Such as iOS Virus Scanners

Just after the launch of the three new iPhone models, Apple has now updated its App Store Review Guidelines for September weighing down on misleading apps. The company has now explicitly stated that it will ban apps that offer fake services at a Read More …