A popular “meat-market” smartphone application that spawned an intimate revolution in Australia’s gay community has become affected by a Sydney hacker, possibly revealing close individual chats, explicit pictures and personal information of consumers.
The location-aware Grindr app enables gay males to fulfill some other homosexual people just who could be merely metres out, using their mobile’s Global placement program (GPS). It have over 100,000 Australian customers at the time of August a year ago and more than one million people global.
Now a hacker have pressed the application developer into a safety crisis who has kept the people really vulnerable considering the huge amounts of private information exchanged through application – in many cases naked photos. Continue reading “Really love on line: 100,000 Grindr customers exposed in tool combat”