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