Intimate photos of thousands of gay people poured into the network


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Millions of personal photos of users of the app gay Dating Jack’d was under threat due to gaps in security service. About it reports BBC News.

Fault became known a year ago. It was discovered by a researcher Oliver Half, what immediately reported to representatives of Jack’d. Half found that all the photos posted in the app has been downloaded on the same open web server, and remain open. Access to them is available to any browser user. Despite the signal from hafa, the gap is not corrected.

BBC News has verified that the photos from the app, including intimate, are still stored on the same server and accessible to the public.

Previously, the website Ars Technica reported that the application leaked “data on the location and other metadata about the users.” Representatives of the service promised to submit a revised Annex 7 of February, but this did not happen. At the request of the BBC, Jack d did not answer.

App Jack’d in Google Play downloaded more than five million times.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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