Thursday, April 28, 2016

Security issues in mobile dating applications: attacks, malware and phishing. (via singleboersen-vergleich)

   93% of the tested mobile dating applications can access photos and other files on your smartphone.
   86% of the apps collect location data of the smartphone and can use it to create a complete profile of the user, including place of residence, employer and hobbies.
   13% of the investigated apps even allow themselves to access to the SMS contacts and can not only read text messages from the user, but also send SMS without their knowledge.

Badoo: A dating app with 300 million users?

Russian billionaire backer of Bumble who is also in the spyware business.

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