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Researchers: Uber's iOS App Had Secret Permissions That Allowed It to Copy Your Phone Screen - Gizmodo

To improve functionality between Uber's app and the Apple Watch, Apple allowed Uber to use a powerful tool that could record a user's iPhone screen, even if Uber's app was only running in the background, security researchers told Gizmodo. After the ...and more »

Uber app can silently record iPhone screens, researcher finds - ZDNet

(Image: file photo). Uber has said it will remove code from its iPhone app that security researchers say could let the ride-sharing app record the screen -- even when the app is closed. Will Strafach, a security researcher, discovered this week that ...and more »

Uber App For iOS May Have Secretly Taken iPhone Screenshots, And Apple Allowed It - Tech Times

The Uber app for iOS was found to have the ability to take the screenshots of iPhones without the knowledge of users. The controversial feature adds to the ever-growing list of scandals and problems of the ride-hailing company, but the twist to this ...and more »

Apple gave Uber's app 'unprecedented' access to sensitive Apple features that can record iPhone screens - Business Insider

Uber's iPhone app has a secret back door to powerful Apple features, allowing the ride-hailing service to potentially record a user's screen and access other personal information without their knowledge. This access to special iPhone functions — which ...and more »

Uber app can silently record iPhone screens, security researcher finds -

DID you know that Apple granted Uber an undocumented permission that allows it to record anything on your screen without your knowledge? 9, 201710:07am. Video; Image ...and more »

Uber App Can Secretly Record the Screen of iPhone Users - Newsweek

An undocumented feature in the Uber app could allow the ride-hailing company to record the screen of iPhone users, security researchers have discovered. Mobile security expert Will Strafach uncovered a special permission granted by Apple that allowed ...and more »

Apple gave Uber the keys to your iPhone screen, and it was all super shady - Mashable

Stop us if you've heard this one: Uber is a shady company. The ride-hailing giant's iOS app has the ability to record a user's iPhone screen, Gizmodo reported Thursday. An Uber spokesperson told Mashable that the company is working with Apple to remove ...and more »

Uber app found to have special iPhone screen recording permission - SlashGear

Uber's iPhone app has a special permission (entitlement) that has some privacy experts upset. Security researcher Will Strafach recently made the entitlement public in the form of a tweet, and Uber has since confirmed it in a roundabout way, saying ...and more »

Catch a Ride with Lyft or Uber Straight from Apple Maps in iOS 11 - Gadget Hacks

There's no denying the impact ride sharing apps like Uber and Lyft have made on our lives. With fares that undercut traditional yellow cabs, combined with the fact that your ride is just a tap away, these services have become the primary mode of ...and more »

Uber removing private iOS API that allowed them to record your display - 9to5Mac

Uber's head of security communications has today announced that the company is removing access from its iOS app that may have allowed the company to record a user's display unknowingly. Security researchers had noticed that Uber was given access to ...and more »