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Bumble security flaw left users' location data, profile pictures exposed for over six months

Firstpost | 17/11/2020 12:48 PM | Click to read full article

A security flaw on dating app Bumble has reportedly left location and other profile data of many users for over last six months. Cybersecurity firm Independent Security Evaluators (ISE), that claims that due to the vulnerability on the platform, "an attacker can dump Bumble’s entire user-base with basic user information and pictures even if the attacker is an unverified user with a locked account."

Bumble was informed about the flaw in March, however, as of 1 November, none of the issues were patched.