Dating can make people feel vulnerable enough, especially in the run up to Valentine’s Day, without hackers blocking access to their OkCupid accounts and potentially tapping their personal information.
Some users of the dating service recently claimed their accounts were hacked and their emails changed so that they couldn’t reset their passwords. But OkCupid continues to deny that it suffered a breach, according to a report from TechCrunch. Indeed, the incident appears to bear the hallmarks of a credential stuffing attack.
“There has been no security breach at OkCupid,” said Natalie Sawyer, a spokesperson for OkCupid, as quoted in the news report. “All websites constantly experience account takeover attempts. There has been no increase in account takeovers on OkCupid.”
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