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Android Keyboard App Collected and Leaked Personal Data of 31 Million Users
6 December 2017, 5:39 am

If you’ve been using the keyboard app developed by Ai.Type there’s a good chance that your personal information has been exposed online, as security researchers discovered that the company silently collected data and stored it in a misconfigured MongoDB database.

Security vendor Kromtech estimates that sensitive data belonging to approximately 31 million users was included in the database, with found entries proving the keyboard app logged pretty much any keystroke no matter if it was just standard text or passwords.

While the developing company says it doesn’t collect information from password fields and all data is encrypted, ZDNet reveals the database discovered by Kromtech included everything from users’ full names, email addresses, location, device make, m... (read more)

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