Uber's Sketchy App Behavior

Uber seems to keep finding itself on the wrong side of the ethics track, and the latest revelation indicates that Apple granted the Uber app some unusual privileges, allowing it effectively to see the user's screen.
In an unprecedented move, Apple appears to have granted the ride-hailing company’s app the ability to access iOS devices' frame buffer directly, which included the ability to see what was showing on the device’s screen. The capability was announced on Twitter by security researcher Will Strafach.
One wonders at the mentality of the Uber team, who appear to have a strong desire to seek to control and closely monitor the folk who work for them, but in such repeatedly sneaky ways.

eWeek


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