Trump-themed dating app leaks users’ personal data


It just got a little harder for all the Trump-loving singles out there to find romance. 

It turns out that Donald Daters, a dating app targeted at those whose attempts at love have been stymied by their support for Donald Trump, has been leaking all kinds of user data. Security researcher Baptiste Robert discovered the vulnerability, tweeting his findings on Monday afternoon.  

And they don’t look good. Robert was able to find users’ names, photos, personal messages, and the tokens needed to “steal their session” — i.e. log in as them. 

Robert shared his finding with Motherboard, which was able to independently verify most of his claims. According to Motherboard, an “apparently misconfigured database” is likely at fault.  Read more…

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