The popular online OKCupid dating service left the private details of its more than 50 million users in 110 countries vulnerable to hacking, reports Check Point this morning in a report.
After discovering the potential for malicious actions, Check Point presented its findings to OKCupid, which fixed the security flaws in its servers within 48 hours of being notified. The dating service said not a single user was impacted by the potential vulnerability, which could have allowed a threat actor to masquerade as a user.
At risk were full profile details, private messages, sexual orientation, personal addresses, and all submitted answers to OKCupid’s profiling questions.
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