Hacker Leaks 2.28 Million Users Dating Site Data

A notoriously known hacker has leaked more than 2.28 million users dating site data from a dating website founded in 2014, a security researcher has revealed.

The hacker shared the dating site’s data as a free download 1.2GB file on a publicly accessible hacking forum.

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The hacker who goes by the name ShinyHunters also leaked the details of millions of users registered on Teespring, a web portal that lets users and celebrities create and sell custom-printed apparel.

The content of the dump includes a record of user information from when the leaked profiles were set up on the MeetMindful site and mobile apps to more sensitive information like :-

  • Real names
  • Email addresses
  • City, state, and ZIP details
  • Body details
  • Dating preferences
  • Marital status
  • Birth dates
  • Latitude and longitude
  • IP addresses
  • Bcrypt-hashed account passwords
  • Facebook user IDs
  • Facebook authentication tokens

The hacker did not release messages exchanged by users but the user details are even more sensitive as the provided data can be used to trace them to their real-world identities.

The data is still available for download on the public file-hosting site and has been viewed thousands of times.




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