TikTok To Stop Clipboard Snooping After Apple Privacy Feature Exposes Behavior

A new privacy feature in Apple iOS 14 sheds light on TikTok’s practice of reading iPhone users’ cut-and-paste data, even though the company said in March it would stop.

Most COVID-19 contact-tracing apps are not adequately secured

Guardsquare researchers unpacked and decompiled 17 Android contact-tracing apps from 17 countries to see whether developers implement name obfuscation, string, asset/resource, and class encryption.

Coronavirus Tracing App a Test for Privacy-Minded Germany

Germany launched a coronavirus tracing app Tuesday that officials say is so secure even government ministers can use it.

Hackers release a new jailbreak that unlocks every iPhone

A renowned iPhone hacking team has released a new “jailbreak” tool that unlocks every iPhone, even the most recent models running the latest iOS 13.5.

Attacks via Bluetooth possible on iPhone 8 and older

Some iPhones, iPads, and Macs are vulnerable to short-range attacks via Bluetooth which could fool them into thinking they are connected to a trusted device.

Your iPhone unexpectedly says you’re trying to log in from far away. Time to change your password!

Apple’s 2FA system for Apple ID accounts deters account hacking by requiring someone both to grab your username and password and has access to your phone number or a trusted physical device.

Citizen Lab says non-China registered accounts used to beef up WeChat censorship

Citizen Lab found that messages sent among non-China registered accounts are subject to content surveillance and are used to build up the database WeChat uses to censor China-registered accounts.
April 28, 2020

Android OEM patch rates have improved, with Nokia and Google leading the charge

In research published this month, German cyber-security firm SRLabs said the Android patch gap has gone down from 44 days in 2018 to 38 days today.
April 24, 2020

New iPhone text-bomb bug: Just receiving this Sindhi character notification crashes iPhones

iOS 13.4.1, the latest version of Apple's mobile OS, will crash if an iPhone or iPad merely receives an app notification with a particular string of characters in the Sindhi language.

How popular apps can read your phone's clipboard without permission

Few people are aware that when they copy text on their smartphone, it could actually be snooped on by every other app on their phone before they even hit "paste".

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