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Flaw in Tinder Dating App Allowed Hackers to Determine the Exact Location of Any User

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Feb
2014

Last year, when it fixed a privacy vulnerability in its dating app, Tinder might have actually introduced a new bug that exposed the exact location of any user. The security hole has been fixed.

The old vulnerability, which enabled hackers to query the Tinder API and obtain the coordinates of any user, was addressed in July 2013. Later, in October 2013, researchers from Include Security identified and reported another security hole.

This flaw exposed the exact latitud…

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