Grindr fined £5.5m for selling user data to advertising companies

Grindr, the online dating app, has been slapped with a penalty of £5.5 million for selling user information to advertisement firms without the consent of its users on a respective note. The final decree was announced against the lawsuit that was filed in April 2018 against Grindr. The Norwegian Data Protection Authority (NDPA) pronounced the […]

Hackers exploit Grindr, Romeo, Recon, and 3Fun apps to access user data

All those who are interested in Gay and 3 some apps, here’s a security alert which might be of your interest. Reports are in that hackers have learned ways to exploit vulnerabilities in apps like Grindr, Romeo, 3Fun, and Recon to access personal info of consumers of these platforms. News is out that the bad […]

Grindr Dating app acquisition by Chinese firm raises data security concerns

Cybersecurity experts of the UK argue that the purchase of Grindr dating app by a Chinese firm might raise data security concerns as it might expose the user data to potential hackers and Chinese intelligence. Remember these concerns have started amid the US probe that the acquisition of the gay dating app by a Beijing […]

Facebook caught sharing user data with Tinder, OkCupid and Pregnancy+

Facebook caught sharing user data with Tinder, OKCupid and Pregnancy+Facebook(FB) is back in news for sharing its user data with Android app developers working for Tinder, OkCupid, Migraine Buddy, and PregnancyPlus. And Buzzfeed was the first to report about this practice discovered by a Germany based mobile security firm named Mobilsicher. Researchers say that over […]

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