Experts on cyber security Noam Rotem (Noam Rotem) and Lokar Ran (Ran Locar) discovered a major data breach. As writes portal VpnMentor, free were data of several hundreds of thousands of users of apps for Dating.
Victims of the leak the people who have installed both apps for “traditional” heterosexually Dating, and specialized programs. Clarifies that the network has been user data applications for LGBT Dating for fetishists and also for those seeking partners for group sex. Among them, experts have called 3somes, Cougary, Xpal, BBW Dating, Casualx, SugarD, Herpes Dating, GHunt, and others.
A total of 845 was published gigabytes of information, including Nude pictures, recordings, correspondence, and information on Bank cards and registering data (name and surname, date of birth, e-mail).
All these data were stored in Amazon Web Services, but the settings were chosen so that the data become visible to all. Rotem Lokar and found that all programs belong to one developed by Cheng Du Tech New Zone. Experts contacted him, but got no answer, but the next day after writing the data was hidden.
In this Telegram-channel SecAtor noted that all these Dating apps were made in such a way that the developer had full access to all the personal information shared by users. “What is it? To collect compromising material and information about the preferences of any user. Who knows, maybe among fans of old ladies is brave American military, and the number of fetishists found European politician” — suggested to SecAtor.
Previously, experts on cyber security from Cyble Research Team has discovered a for sale, a database containing information about millions of Internet users. Most of the profiles, the data of which put up for sale, it was a few years ago. For example, the database information appeared about 300 millions of AliExpress users who created accounts in 2014.
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