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Privacy: Popular ai.type keyboard leaks personal details of 31 million users

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Third-party Android and iOS keyboard ai-type is at the center of something of a privacy nightmare after a misconfigured database leaked the personal details of more than 31 million of its users. Researchers at Kromtech Security Center discovered an unprotected database had been exposed by developers, revealing incredibly detailed information about its users. The database was found to be freely available for anyone to download, with no password required to access a treasure trove of information. See also: Google updates Safe Browsing rules so apps must warn when they collect personal data UK government to tweak Snooper's Charter after conceding… [Continue Reading]

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