Scam iOS apps promise fitness, steal money instead

Fitness-tracking apps use dodgy in-app payments to steal money from unaware iPhone and iPad users. Multiple apps posing as fitness-tracking tools were caught misusing Apple’s Touch ID feature to steal money from iOS users. The dodgy payment mechanism used by the apps is activated while victims are scanning their fingerprint seemingly for fitness-tracking purposes. There … More Scam iOS apps promise fitness, steal money instead

Privacy of fitness tracking apps in the spotlight after soldiers’ exercise routes shared online

In November, fitness tracking app firm Strava released what it described as a “most beautiful” dataset – a heatmap of more than more than 3 trillion individual GPS data points, as their users run, cycle, and hike across the globe. And I agree it’s very beautiful and can certainly see how it might be useful to other … More Privacy of fitness tracking apps in the spotlight after soldiers’ exercise routes shared online