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Tinder’s Non-Existent Encryption Means Someone Could Be Watching Your Swipes
January 24, 2018

Researchers from an app security firm have made a rather worrying discovery about how encrypted certain parts of the dating app Tinder are. The Tel Aviv-based firm Checkmarx discovered that if they were on... Read More

Tinder Vulnerability Lets Strangers See Your Photos & Matches
January 24, 2018

Turns out even that might not be safe, thanks to the efforts of researchers from Tel Aviv-based security firm Checkmarx. According to the report from WIRED, it seems that there exists a vulnerability in the Tinder app that lets anyone connected to the same WiFi as you to potentially snoop in... Read More

Tinder Vulnerability Lets Strangers See Your Photos & Matches
January 24, 2018

Turns out even that might not be safe, thanks to the efforts of researchers from Tel Aviv-based security firm Checkmarx. According to the report from WIRED, it seems that there exists... Read More

Researchers find Tinder is a steaming hot … security mess
January 24, 2018

The claim comes today from the Checkmarx Ltd. security team, which discovered what is described as “disturbing vulnerabilities in a highly popular dating application used by people across the globe.” The problems lies... Read More

Two Tinder Security Flaws Mean Strangers Can Spy On Your Swipes
January 24, 2018

Lurkers sharing an unsecured Wi-Fi network with you could see when you're swiping right or left on Tinder and when you start a chat with someone, according to security research... Read More

Researchers Say Tinder’s Limited Encryption Makes It Ripe for Hackers
January 24, 2018

Researchers at Tel Aviv-based app security firm Checkmarx recently demonstrated that Tinder lacks basic HTTPS encryption for photos. That means that if they were on the same Wi-Fi network as someone using... Read More

Tinder flaw could expose your swipes to snoops
January 24, 2018

There's a basic security measure missing from Tinder's mobile dating app. And it could let prying eyes see your potential matches, along with whether you swiped left or right, a security firm has found. The issue was discovered by researchers at the security firm Checkmarx. The company says itstems from Tinder's decision to not use... Read More

Flaws in Tinder App Put Users’ Privacy at Risk, Researchers Say
January 23, 2018

Be careful as you swipe left and right—someone could be watching. Security researchers say Tinder isn’t doing enough to secure its popular dating app, putting the privacy of users at... Read More

Snoopers could eavesdrop on Tinder photos and swipes says security company
January 23, 2018

Snoopers could be able to see images downloaded by Tinder users and whether users swiped left and right on them, according to a security company. Uncovered by researchers at application... Read More

Tinder’s Lack of Encryption Lets Strangers Spy on Your Swipes
January 23, 2018

On Tuesday, researchers at Tel Aviv-based app security firm Checkmarx demonstrated that Tinder still lacks basic HTTPS encryption for photos. Just by being on the same Wi-Fi network as any... Read More

Tinder Security Bug: Encryption Flaw Exposes Photos, Swipes To Hackers
January 23, 2018

Application security testing company Checkmarx first identified the issue , which allows an attacker to decode encryption signatures in both the iOS and Android version of Tinder to see what actions a... Read More

Tinder flaws could expose your swipes to prying eyes
January 23, 2018

Today, the security firm Checkmarx released troubling information about two vulnerabilities within Tinder, the popular dating app. The issues are present in both the iOS and Android app and allow a... Read More

Tinder flaws could expose your swipes to prying eyes
January 23, 2018

Today, the security firm Checkmarx released troubling information about two vulnerabilities within Tinder, the popular dating app. The issues are present in both the iOS and Android app and allow a... Read More

APP FLAWS ALLOW SNOOPS TO SPY ON TINDER USERS, RESEARCHERS SAY
January 23, 2018

Researchers at Checkmarx say they have discovered a pair of vulnerabilities in the Tinder Android and iOS dating applications that could allow an attacker to snoop on user activity and... Read More

Hackers can see your Tinder photos and figure out your matches
January 23, 2018

Tinder isn’t using encryption to keep your photos safe from strangers who are sharing the same coffee shop Wi-Fi as you, security researchers found in a report today. Researchers from the... Read More

Major Tinder security flaw could enable hackers to spy on your swipes
January 23, 2018

The security flaw, which Checkmarx demonstrated in a proof-of-concept app, enables a third party to intercept images, provided the user is on the same Wi-Fi network. The malicious individual could even use... Read More

Swipe fright: Tinder hackers may know how desperate you really are
January 23, 2018

A lack of security protections in Tinder's mobile app is leaving lonely hearts vulnerable to eavesdropping. That's according to security biz Checkmarx this week, which claimed Android and iOS builds of the... Read More

Vulnerabilities let people see your Tinder swipes and photos
January 23, 2018

You might want to swipe left on Tinder's security. Researchers at Checkmarx, which helps developers test the security of their applications, said in a blog post Tuesday that the popular dating app has... Read More

2018 DevOps Predictions
December 18, 2017

In 2018 one major change we will see as it relates to Application Security (AppSec) is that there will be a reduction of organizations running their own dynamic application security testing (DAST). Many organizations will begin to leverage interactive application security testing (IAST), validating the results by running DAST-as-a-Service. Looking... Read More

Why mobile game developers need to say “Game Over” to the man-in-the-middle
December 14, 2017

With a whopping 2.2 billion smartphone users worldwide, it is no surprise that mobile games make up 42 percent of the gaming market equating to $46.1 billion in revenue. What... Read More

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