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Smashing Security #072: Why are firms so cr*p with our private data?

Grindr, MyFitnessPal, and Panera Bread. They’ve all had data breach scares of varying degrees this week. Some handled the security breaches well, some didn’t. We took a look at how well different firms are respecting your data privacy.

All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault.


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Hacker exposes Grindr users’ intimate information and explicit photos

A popular smartphone app used by the gay community to hook-up with similarly-minded people in their vicinity suffers from a serious security vulnerability that could expose personal information and explicit photos that they have been sent.


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