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Online dating app Tinder claims to have fixed security flaw; know more

The new vulnerability allows infiltrators to get access to your account with the help of your login phone number

Online dating app Tinder claims to have fixed security flaw; know more

Well now the Tinder app is well known and widely used is no new news.

But heres something that has been reported by some sections of the media.

The online dating app Tinder had a security flaw which allows strangers to see your photos and matches.

It is said that now, Appsecure has discovered a new flaw which is potentially more damaging.

The new vulnerability allows infiltrators to get access to your account with the help of your login phone number.

But it has been claimed by Tinder app that the security flaw has been fixed now after it was reported to them.

According to Appsecure, the hackers could have taken advantage of two vulnerabilities to attack accounts.

One is Tinder’s own API and the other is in Facebook’s Account Kit system which Tinder uses to manage the logins.

Appsecure has already received awards of $5,000 and $1,250 by Facebook and Twitter through the companies’ bug bounty programs for reporting such security flaws.

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