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Tinder is finally encrypting its content

Tinder informs its users that it has finally managed to fix a semi-serious hole in its security measures. This hole allowed people with reasonable hacking skills to reveal not only Tinder users’ pictures but also their activities on the service; namely the left and right swipes. This info could be used to, for example, blackmail a Tinder user who does not want his Tinder data to get out. Now though you can sleep soundly, loverboys and girls, as your pictures have been encrypted since 6th of February and the rest of the data has been since June 19th. ...