SwiftKey App Fixed Bug That Leaked User Details

Hey, SwiftKey, are you okay? According to some users, the latest update of the app backfired a week later when the new emoji-predicting keyboard started making some strange suggestions. It appears as if the app mixed some jars and started using user data as suggestions sent to complete strangers. The suggestions were pertaining to names, email accounts, and phone numbers – all of which is very sensitive information. Acquired by Microsoft for $250 million earlier in 2016, SwiftKey is an app which uses artificial intelligence to make useful suggestions based on the user’s typing habits. Machine learning is involved in performing this task so SwiftKey can understand the patterns of communication between users; the unique words or phrases are then stored in a database. The app, which is available on…


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