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Re: You Are Actually Giving Away Your Personal Data When You Copy And Paste It by Dagger111(m): 12:26pm On Oct 14
Shellsploit:
Thank God i don't have a smart phone

Na dull phone u dey use browse so?

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Re: You Are Actually Giving Away Your Personal Data When You Copy And Paste It by udemzyudex(m): 12:29pm On Oct 14
Mtcheew.

Even person we no get any thing for life go dey shout personal data.

No use smart phone naa, go back to Nokia 3310
Re: You Are Actually Giving Away Your Personal Data When You Copy And Paste It by jaxxy(m): 12:30pm On Oct 14
Hmmm interesting
Re: You Are Actually Giving Away Your Personal Data When You Copy And Paste It by Hindiman(m): 12:32pm On Oct 14
Shellsploit:
Thank God i don't have a smart phone

which one did u use to comment here, dull phone?

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Re: You Are Actually Giving Away Your Personal Data When You Copy And Paste It by gtown: 12:34pm On Oct 14
God help us against malicious ones.
Re: You Are Actually Giving Away Your Personal Data When You Copy And Paste It by Openbusiness: 12:47pm On Oct 14
Buzx:


You're very wrong! Your keyboard has it's own clipboard. And the native Android keyboard is different from your keyboard's clipboard. You can turn off your keyboard's clipboard and the native Android keyboard will still function, so there is no relationship between your clipboard and keyboard. Like on a computer, again, there is no relationship between your keyboard and clipboard.

Since your keyboard is an "app", and it has access to your clipboard, any body with malicious intent could build an app to access your clipboard and send the data to their server. The app could just be a simple calculator you installed, but its intent is to get your data. One thing I know is as far as you're using a smart device, your data could be easily compromised.

There are lots of clipboard managers on playstore. (You said only your keyboard can access your clipboard). Those apps can access your native clipboard seamlessly. Now, imagine that the guys who built those apps have malicious intent, bro your data will be compromised. Only install third party apps you can trust with your data.

Gboard = Google Keyboard = native or generic android keyboard. So there's nothing like my keyboard and then Gboard, because Gboard is my keyboard, unless the phone owner now installs another 3rd party keyboard app. Then the Gboard can be installed in multiple as per different language formats or keyboard arrangements format (like PC format, qwerty format etc). Keyboard and clipboard system is different for computer and phone, even though there are some similarities. On the phone, how can you read or see the content of your clipboard without your keyboard in use? You can't. Some apps like browsers might have autofill etc when you give such apps permission or enable the autofill function, but autofill and clipboard are not the same thing. My Android phone for example, I use 3 keyboards and all of them are Gboard keyboard variants, 2 are keypad format, then you have the voice keyboard.
Re: You Are Actually Giving Away Your Personal Data When You Copy And Paste It by Buzx: 1:04pm On Oct 14
Openbusiness:

Gboard = Google Keyboard = native or generic android keyboard. So there's nothing like my keyboard and then Gboard, because Gboard is my keyboard, unless the phone owner now installs another 3rd party keyboard app. Then the Gboard can be installed in multiple as per different language formats or keyboard arrangements format (like PC format, qwerty format etc). Keyboard and clipboard system is different for computer and phone, even though there are some similarities. On the phone, how can you read or see the content of your clipboard without your keyboard in use? You can't. Some apps like browsers might have autofill etc when you give such apps permission or enable the autofill function, but autofill and clipboard are not the same thing. My Android phone for example, I use 3 keyboards and all of them are Gboard keyboard variants, 2 are keypad format, then you have the voice keyboard.

You have made no vaild point and you refuse to hit the nail on the head. You ignored where I talked about clipboard managers accessing your native clipboard which shows that not only keyboards can access your clipboard. Did you look at the image I attached in my post? You can turn off Gboard's clipboard and still be able to copy and paste which shows that there is a big difference between Gboard and your native clipboard. You said clipboards on phone and computer works differently? This is the point where I end the argument.

Do you know that you could copy and paste on older devices that had physical keyboard before Android came out? When Android came out it had physical keyboard, so what's the relationship between it and your clipboard? Zero relationship. Again, your keyboard and clipboard exist independently and have are no way related. And clipboards on devices are not secured. Go and make your own research about this topic, you're a click away from Google.
Re: You Are Actually Giving Away Your Personal Data When You Copy And Paste It by Adex2442: 1:10pm On Oct 14
NaijaCoverBlog:
Please Guys, Which Android Phone Can I Buy With 50k

Comma collect my vivo z5.

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Re: You Are Actually Giving Away Your Personal Data When You Copy And Paste It by Openbusiness: 1:16pm On Oct 14
Buzx:


You have made no vaild point and you refuse to hit the nail on the head. You ignored where I talked about clipboard managers accessing your native clipboard which shows that not only keyboards can access your clipboard. Did you look at the image I attached in my post? You can turn off Gboard's clipboard and still be able to copy and paste which shows that there is a big difference between Gboard and your native clipboard. You said clipboard on phone and computer works differently? This is the point where I end the argument. Go and make your own research about this topic, you're a click away from Google.
OMG, which clipboard manager is on your phone if not that you downloaded a clipboard manager? Is that not a 3rd party app? The Gboard already comes with the clipboard infused to it and you can access your clipboard without needing any clipboard manager app, you can manage the contents of your clipboard from you native Gboard. You install a 3rd party app, like a keyboard or clipboard manager won't the app have permissions for usage? You will grant it certain permissions which will give it access. Have you ever bought an Android phone and saw a native Android app called clipboard manager? Those things are 3rd party apps and all 3rd party apps can be UNINSTALLED. Some 3rd party apps come pre-loaded with a phone, based on the phone maker, but it still doesn't change the fact that they are 3rd party apps that are not part of the main OS apps. Doesn't matter how you try to twist it, the Gboard app clipboard can only be accessed from having other 3rd party apps for input functions installed on your phone. Stop using 3rd party input apps and no app can access your Gboard clipboard.
Re: You Are Actually Giving Away Your Personal Data When You Copy And Paste It by Buzx: 1:20pm On Oct 14
Openbusiness:
OMG, which clipboard manager is on your phone if not that you downloaded a clipboard manager? Is that not a 3rd party app? The Gboard already comes with the clipboard infused to it and you can access your clipboard without needing any clipboard manager app, you can manage the contents of your clipboard from you native Gboard. You install a 3rd party app, like a keyboard or clipboard manager won't the app have permissions for usage? You will grant it certain permissions which will give it access. Have you ever bought an Android phone and saw a native Android app called clipboard manager? Those things are 3rd party apps and all 3rd party apps can be UNINSTALLED. Some 3rd party apps come pre-loaded with a phone, based on the phone maker, but it still doesn't change the fact that they are 3rd party apps that are not part of the main OS apps. Doesn't matter how you try to twist it, the Gboard app clipboard can only be accessed from having other 3rd party apps for input functions installed on your phone. Stop using 3rd party input apps and no app can access your Gboard clipboard.

Read my previous post. I updated it. Clipboards exited before anything like on screen keyboards came about. Java phones had physical keyboards like computers and could copy and paste. The first Android phone had physical keyboards. Again, no relationship exist between your keyboard and your clipboard. A clipboard manager does not read it's data from Gboard. That's very wrong. If your phone is rooted you can uninstall Gboard and make your phone "keyboardless" your phone will still be able to copy and paste which shows that no relationship exit between your clipboard and whatever keyboard you use.
Re: You Are Actually Giving Away Your Personal Data When You Copy And Paste It by Revere27: 2:08pm On Oct 14
NaijaCoverBlog:


How Much Can I buy the phone
There are two variants
4gb 64 GB -#46,900
4gb 128Gb-#56,900
The issue with the phone is that their outlets is not in Nigeria so you ghats make the your choice wisely.... If any problem with the you would have to order from Aliexpress but it's great phone to use.

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Re: You Are Actually Giving Away Your Personal Data When You Copy And Paste It by ugotex85: 2:18pm On Oct 14
Openbusiness:
Propaganda article..... Mtchwwwww! OP, stop being clever by half. Copy paste info on your phone stores as a temporary cache info, it isn't saved permanently. No app has access to your clipboard data, only your generic keyboard does, or any other keyboard app you grant access to. Outside of your phone, it is NOT a data that your phone shares with any device. So if you have copy paste paranoia then I suggest you stop using 3rd Party Keyboard apps and only use the generic Google or iOS keyboard that came with your phone. Some of you phone users are the cause of your own problems, you keep using 3rd party keyboards like Hacker keyboard etc and then you expect your info won't be stolen even when hacker keyboard clearly mentions that its keyboard app stores whatever you type. Your normal generic Google keyboard or iOS keyboard that came with your phone is totally secure. It's a stand alone keyboard with no external connect or data sharing beyond your phone. And any copy paste is temporary, it doesn't save permanently on your keyboard clipboard unless you pin the info to your clipboard. Copy Paste has been saving lives since Adam and Eve. I can't use my phone or computer without using copy paste.

I use Microsoft SwiftKey, is it compromised too?
Re: You Are Actually Giving Away Your Personal Data When You Copy And Paste It by 99thEnemy(m): 2:35pm On Oct 14
Petersamuel8:
Nice one, na to cram bvn and a/c no. now be d problem

I think say na only me never know them for head oh! grin grin grin


Since they introduced Nuban, I haven't known my 10 digits number but I still recall the old one still.

I just have to go copy em from the closest source where I have saved or written em.
Re: You Are Actually Giving Away Your Personal Data When You Copy And Paste It by daneni1(m): 2:37pm On Oct 14
NaijaCoverBlog:

How Much Is the phone
bought mine yesterday for 50k

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Re: You Are Actually Giving Away Your Personal Data When You Copy And Paste It by DAVE5(m): 2:38pm On Oct 14
BigDawsNet:
Generally the internet is not safe...


As in ehn, there’s too many loop holes created by the internet as a whole
Re: You Are Actually Giving Away Your Personal Data When You Copy And Paste It by SUVs: 4:59pm On Oct 14
Smartdepotng:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2oYl0pMSjg

I wish smartphones have clipboard access permission but they don't have, once you copy anything (it goes into the clipboard) it is a public access area - almost every app in your phone can access, read and copy the information in your clipboard. It's like anything uploaded to the internet via http, it can be accessed by anyone who wishes to have the information.

Let me make it simple - Stop copying and pasting sensitive personal information in your phone like email, passwords, credit card details, bank accounts etc.
Your phone clipboard is a public access area and any app can collect and use any data in the clipboard.
Check out how to go about it securely in this Video...


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2oYl0pMSjg
plshow do I access my clip board
Re: You Are Actually Giving Away Your Personal Data When You Copy And Paste It by Psoul(m): 5:03pm On Oct 14
Why did they make it to behave that way.
Is there anything they are gaining by that.
Why can't they make the clipboard secure and let the user chose any app that can access the clipboard.
Re: You Are Actually Giving Away Your Personal Data When You Copy And Paste It by DropsMic(m): 6:00pm On Oct 14
witworth:
engineer fraud

Tagging someone who has never scammed you or anyone you know as fraud [ifor fun[/i] is a stupid thing to do mr man. You will never use that hand you used in typing fraud to receive anything good...

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Re: You Are Actually Giving Away Your Personal Data When You Copy And Paste It by DropsMic(m): 6:09pm On Oct 14
jospepper:
Good morning sir, please how did you do it?

Deleted.

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Re: You Are Actually Giving Away Your Personal Data When You Copy And Paste It by jospepper(m): 8:34pm On Oct 14
DropsMic:


See below image. I just unpinned it from my clipboard and then slid it to the right to delete it.
Thank you.
Re: You Are Actually Giving Away Your Personal Data When You Copy And Paste It by Wally11(m): 11:33pm On Oct 14
Smartdepotng:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2oYl0pMSjg

I wish smartphones have clipboard access permission but they don't have, once you copy anything (it goes into the clipboard) it is a public access area - almost every app in your phone can access, read and copy the information in your clipboard. It's like anything uploaded to the internet via http, it can be accessed by anyone who wishes to have the information.

Let me make it simple - Stop copying and pasting sensitive personal information in your phone like email, passwords, credit card details, bank accounts etc.
Your phone clipboard is a public access area and any app can collect and use any data in the clipboard.
Check out how to go about it securely in this Video...


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2oYl0pMSjg


looks edited
Re: You Are Actually Giving Away Your Personal Data When You Copy And Paste It by Akaegwu(m): 1:12am On Oct 15
Shellsploit:
Thank God i don't have a smart phone
I know you have a dumb phone
Re: You Are Actually Giving Away Your Personal Data When You Copy And Paste It by jimmynauty: 6:55am On Oct 15
which password manager is recommended
Re: You Are Actually Giving Away Your Personal Data When You Copy And Paste It by Smartdepotng: 12:28pm On Oct 15
jimmynauty:
which password manager is recommended

Google
Lastpass
Bit Warden

I've used the three and any of them is good.

Google password manager already in your Android phone, the two you have to install.
Re: You Are Actually Giving Away Your Personal Data When You Copy And Paste It by witworth(m): 1:58pm On Oct 15
DropsMic:


Tagging someone who has never scammed you or anyone you know as fraud [ifor fun[/i] is a stupid thing to do mr man. You will never use that hand you used in typing fraud to receive anything good...
back to sender
Re: You Are Actually Giving Away Your Personal Data When You Copy And Paste It by DropsMic(m): 2:23pm On Oct 15
witworth:
back to sender

Obviously you do not understand the concept behind 'back to sender'.. Just watch and see.
Re: You Are Actually Giving Away Your Personal Data When You Copy And Paste It by jimmynauty: 9:52pm On Oct 15
Smartdepotng:


Google
Lastpass
Bit Warden

I've used the three and any of them is good.

Google password manager already in your Android phone, the two you have to install.


thank you.
Re: You Are Actually Giving Away Your Personal Data When You Copy And Paste It by witworth(m): 6:19pm On Oct 17
DropsMic:


Obviously you do not understand the concept behind 'back to sender'.. Just watch and see.
fraud
Re: You Are Actually Giving Away Your Personal Data When You Copy And Paste It by DropsMic(m): 6:47pm On Oct 17
witworth:
fraud
You will die a miserable death
Re: You Are Actually Giving Away Your Personal Data When You Copy And Paste It by witworth(m): 9:48pm On Oct 17
DropsMic:

You will die a miserable death
fraudulent frustration is making you miserable already, why are you so angry

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