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Smashing Security podcast #093: Abandoned domains and dating app dangers

How do fraudsters exploit abandoned domains to steal your company’s secrets? How can you better protect your privacy when looking for love online? And who has the longest arms in the animal kingdom?

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

Risky online dating apps putting your privacy in danger

If you weren’t nervous enough about the prospect of meeting a complete stranger after connecting on an online dating app, there’s something else to worry about.

Just how carefully is your app keeping your personal information and location out of other people’s sight?

Tinder spam bots trick users into paying for adult content

Spam bots are tricking Tinder users into become paying members of multiple adult-themed websites.

David Bisson reports.

Nothing says love like a £1.6 million online dating scam

Two men tricked a woman into sending separate payments of cash totalling £1.6 million as part of an online dating site scam.

David Bisson reports.

42 million passwords exposed following massive dating website hack

In what must rate as one of the worst password security breaches ever, it has been discovered that the names, addresses, dates of birth and *unencrypted* passwords of over 40 million online daters have been stolen by hackers.

Are you one of those who has been put at risk?

Users of dating website eHarmony told their passwords have been stolen

Over a million users of an online dating website are told that their password has been compromised by hackers.