Session replay is a technique that allows app developers to view screenshots, screen recordings, and touch events of how a user interacts with an app. Depending on how this technique is implemented, it can have some serious impacts to a user’s privacy. Based on recent news event, Apple already has started to notify app developers that they should obtain consent and inform users if they are being recorded.
Last year, 66 million U.S. residents shopped online on Black Friday, topped only by 81 million on Cyber Monday. As an onslaught of consumers gear up to use retail and deal finding mobile apps to take advantage of post-Thanksgiving sales, companies should realized that many of those apps have security flaws that could compromise customer data.