TikTok’s In-App Browser Can Monitor Your Keystrokes, Researcher Says

TikTok’s in-app browser has the ability to monitor certain kinds of user activity on the external websites accessed with it, new research shows.According to research published Thursday by Felix Krause, a Vienna-based software researcher, when TikTok users access a website through a link in the TikTok app, the app inserts code into the website that allows TikTok to monitor activity like keystrokes and what users are tapping on that site. That could allow TikTok to capture personal user information like credit card numbers and passwords. The app is able to insert the code and modify the websites to allow …
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