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Shein’s Android App Caught Transmitting Clipboard Data to Remote Servers

March 7, 2023

An older version of Shein’s Android application suffered from a bug that periodically captured and transmitted clipboard contents to a remote server.

The Microsoft 365 Defender Research Team said it discovered the problem in version 7.9.2 of the app that was released on December 16, 2021. The issue has since been addressed as of May 2022.

Shein, originally named ZZKKO, is a Chinese online fast fashion retailer based in Singapore. The app, which is currently at version 9.0.0, has over 100 million downloads.

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