Threatpost: Critical OkCupid Flaw Exposes Daters to App Takeovers

Threatpost: Critical OkCupid Flaw Exposes Daters to App Takeovers. “A critical flaw in the OkCupid app has been found that could allow a bad actor to steal credentials, launch man-in-the-middle attacks or completely compromise the victim’s application. This is separate from the OKCupid account-takeover incident reported earlier in the week, but it does fit the theme of Valentine’s Day, when cybercriminals turn their sights to romance-seekers leading up to the holiday (see below for more on that).”

TechCrunch: Users complain of account hacks, but OkCupid denies a data breach

TechCrunch:
Users complain of account hacks, but OkCupid denies a data breach
. “Dating sites aren’t considered the goldmine of personal information like banks or hospitals, but they’re still an intimate part of millions of people’s lives and have long been in the sights of hackers. If the hackers aren’t hitting the back-end database like with the AdultFriendFinder, Ashley Madison, and Zoosk breaches, the hackers are trying break in through the front door with leaked or guessed passwords. That’s what appears to be happening with some OkCupid accounts.”