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Apple’s iOS 14 beta shows apps like TikTok still spy on your iPhone clipboard

Apple's iOS 14 beta shows apps like TikTok still spy on your iPhone clipboard

A copy-paste issue on iPhones is still running wild on more than 50 apps, including TikTok, numerous news apps, and games like Bejeweled.

The clipboard privacy breach was first reported back in March and exposed that some apps could see iPhone users’ clipboard contents, whether it be a credit card number, password, or random link. The apps were accessing the copied text or media every time users opened them without users knowing that was happening.

At Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference in June 2020, the newest iPhone operating system, iOS 14, was introduced and with it a new way to notify users about apps looking at your iPhone data. Other types of app data access will be self-reported in what Apple is calling privacy “nutrition labels.” Read more…

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