Dating app OKCupid fixed serious security vulnerability after alert

July 29, 2020
  • Threat actor generates a link containing a payload that initiates the attack.
  • Threat actor sends the link to the victim, or publishes it in a public forum.
  • Once the victim touches or clicks the link, the malicious code is executed, resulting in data exfiltration.
Jill Aitoro

SC Media Editor in Chief Jill Aitoro has 20 years of experience editing and reporting on technology, business and policy. She also serves as editorial director at SC Media’s parent company, CyberRisk Alliance. Prior to joining CRA, she worked at Sightline Media as editor of Defense News and executive editor of the Business-to-Government Group. She previously worked at Washington Business Journal and Nextgov, covering federal technology, contracting and policy, as well as CMP Media’s VARBusiness and CRN and Penton Media’s iSeries News.

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