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5 Dating Apps Leak More than 1 Million User Profiles and Sensitive Information

06
Jul
2020
5 Dating Apps Leak More than 1 Million User Profiles and Sensitive Information

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This month, WizCase researchers discovered 5 separate data leaks of personal information belonging to dating app users in the US, Japan and South Korea.

The data, which was easily accessed due to misconfigured and unsecure servers, included user information such as personal identifiable information (PII) and other sensitive data:

• CatholicSingles.com – a 17MB database exposed 50,000 records of US customers, including real names, email addresses, billing addresses, phone numbers, age, gender, occupation, education, payment methods, and activity levels. While many profiles were banned or cancelled, the most recent login activity dates back to 2019, and analysts speculate these users could still be active on the platform.

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