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

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 user took while viewing the profile of another user. According to the researchers, most aspects of Tinder uses the HTTPS communications protocol, which creates a secure and encrypted tunnel that allows information to travel between the user’s device and Tinder’s servers while using the app.

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