By Tom Tovar

Mobile commerce has become a critical component of any retailer's strategy. After all, U.S. consumers spent $52 billion on mobile devices during the last two months of 2020 alone. That’s a 55 percent increase over the same period in 2019. With that much money flowing through mobile apps, fraudsters have taken aim at them, making e-commerce the No. 1 category affected by mobile app fraud.

 

By Amardeep Mathur

Mobile phones have become a natural corollary to human life and are digital repositories of our everyday experiences. These mobile phones are loaded with applications (apps) that support our mobile based activities and in turn end up collecting a lot of our personal data including sensitive personal data, sometimes on real time basis, generating data privacy concerns for the users.