Fancy using the internet: 100,000 Grindr users exposed in hack approach

Fancy using the internet: 100,000 Grindr users exposed in hack approach

By Ben Grubb

A popular “meat-market” smartphone app that produced a sexual revolution in Australia’s homosexual society has-been affected by a Sydney hacker, probably revealing romantic private chats, specific photo and personal data of users.

The location-aware Grindr app makes it possible for gay guys in order to meet other gay people who can be simply metres away, using their smartphone’s worldwide placement program (GPS). It have in regards to 100,000 Australian users as of August just last year and most one million people worldwide.

The Grindr application, remaining, and founder Joel Simkhai’s profile.

Today a hacker enjoys forced the software creator into a protection problems that contains remaining the people seriously vulnerable considering the huge amounts of personal information exchanged through app – oftentimes nude images. […]