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Apple iOS 14: Apps that may be still ‘spying’ on you and the ones who have stopped

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Apple iOS 14: Apps that may be still ‘spying’ on you and the ones who have stoppedApple iOS 14 is becoming an embarrassment for big names in the app industry as it continues to expose apps that secretly access the universal clipboard. TikTok was among the first to make headlines after it was caught accessing a user's clipboard in the background for no reasons at all. But soon iOS 14 helped developers and beta testers catch many apps doing the same thing. It turns out that TikTok was just another popular app in the list of 50 other big names that secretly access the universal clipboard of iOS users. Big names include LinkedIn, Call of Duty Mobile, Accuweather, AliExpress, Google News among others. The latest to add to this list is Reddit. Having said that some apps like...
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News video: LinkedIn, Reddit, And 50 Other Apps Have Been Snooping On Apple Users' Clipboards

LinkedIn, Reddit, And 50 Other Apps Have Been Snooping On Apple Users' Clipboards 00:44

Career app LinkedIn and social media discussion app Reddit have both been monitoring each and every keystroke of Apple iPhones. According to Gizmodo, LinkedIn says this was due to a bug in the company’s iOS app and not intended behavior. Reddit’s snooping was reported by iOS 14 beta users and...

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