Users' questions

Is SwiftKey secure?

Is SwiftKey secure?

Yes, it is safe, what else can they do with that much of permission? SwiftKey needs those permissions to provide: Better user interface. Themes.

Why is SwiftKey so bad?

SwiftKey is Microsoft’s official Android keyboard. Using the shape-writing function feels slow; the shape writing line animation is often laggy, and the keyboard is terrible at keeping up pace with key-popups. Key-popups are another thing that is disabled by default.

Is it safe to allow full access to SwiftKey?

Full access is a requirement with the way that the SwiftKey app is built on the tech side. There is a container app and a keyboard app and for those elements to work together full access is needed. On the Android platform full access is something that is always given which is why there is less mention of it.

Does SwiftKey have a keylogger?

One of the best 3rd party Android Mobile Keyboard called ‘SwiftKey’ turned into a Keylogger Trojan by an Android developer to show the possible security threat of using pirated cracked apps from from non-official App Stores, “anyone pirating Swiftkey is taking a serious risk” developer said to ‘The Hacker News’.

Why do we need security controls in Swift?

The mandatory security controls establish a security baseline for the entire community. They must be implemented by all users on their local SWIFT infrastructure. SWIFT has chosen to prioritise these mandatory controls to set a realistic goal for near-term, tangible security gains and risk reduction.

Is there a third party keyboard like SwiftKey?

SwiftKey, which recently became a free application, is a very popular third party keyboard, often lauded for its prediction algorithm being able to predict the next word you will use. Does this come at a cost, however, in its use of permissions?

Which is the central application for Swift KYC-SA?

follow-up actions in cases of non-compliance according to the reporting timelines. SWIFT’s KYC Security Attestation application (KYC-SA) is the central application for the submission of self-attestation data.

Is it safe to use Gboard or Swiftkey?

Neither Swiftkey nor GBoard is open source, so there’s no way to verify their claims, beyond using tools to monitor the network activity of their apps. As a case in point, there was an incident with Swiftkey where predictions somehow got mixed up between users’ clouds.