Wired: Tinder’s Lack Of Encryption Lets Strangers Spy On Your Swipes

Wired: Tinder’s Lack Of Encryption Lets Strangers Spy On Your Swipes. “IN 2018, YOU’D be forgiven for assuming that any sensitive app encrypts its connection from your phone to the cloud, so that the stranger two tables away at the coffee shop can’t pull your secrets off the local Wi-Fi. That goes double for apps as personal as online dating services. But if you assumed that basic privacy protection for the world’s most popular dating app, you’d be mistaken: As one application security company has found, Tinder’s mobile apps still lack the standard encryption necessary to keep your photos, swipes, and matches hidden from snoops.”

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