Experts have found that some apps for booking hotels, tickets and work with the banks to record and retain what is happening on the screen of the smartphone. About it reports TechCrunch.
In application, specializing in customer service, embedded technology “playback session”. These allows application developers to record user actions displayed on the screen, and to reproduce. Due to this, the developer can see how the user interacts with the app to figure out if something is not working or there is any error.
According to TechCrunch, this option is in iPhone apps airlines Air Canada and Singapore Airlines, a hotel booking website Hotels.com and companies Hollister, Expedia, Abercrombie & Fitch.
The publication notes that these applications use service Glassbox. TechCrunch explains that the entry screen can get, as the user enters a password, credit card data and other sensitive information. However, some applications may not encrypt such data, which puts the user at risk.
Previously, the FaceTime application found the vulnerability that allows you to see and hear each other, even if it is not adopted or rejected the call. To fix this, Apple at the time was disabled in the application function call from the group.
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