Prefer on line: 100,000 Grindr consumers revealed in hack fight

Prefer on line: 100,000 Grindr consumers revealed in hack fight

Ben Grubb

A favorite “meat-market” smartphone application that spawned an intimate change in Australia’s gay neighborhood has become compromised by a Sydney hacker, probably exposing intimate private chats, explicit photo and private information of users.

The location-aware Grindr app enables homosexual guys to meet up other gay guys just who are only metres away, using smartphone’s Global Positioning program (GPS). It got in regards to 100,000 Australian customers at the time of August last year and more than one million consumers worldwide.

Today a hacker features pushed the software creator into a security situation which has had kept the users seriously susceptible taking into consideration the huge amounts of personal data bought and sold through software – in many cases naked photos. Continua la lectura de Prefer on line: 100,000 Grindr consumers revealed in hack fight