LinkedIn says its extra intense clipboard snooping in iOS is a bug

LinkedIn’s iOS app has taken the ongoing issue of snooping at users’ clipboards to whole, new level. The company has already said it’s a mistake that will be fixed. The issue of iOS apps monitoring copy-paste data has been a subject of concern since March, when a pair of software developers published their research. Tommy Mysk and Talal Haj Bakry discovered that a large number of existing apps (at the time) checked out users’ clipboard data every time those apps were opened. This is alarming when you really sit down and think…

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