OkCupid account hijackings highlight website account management issues

12th February 2019 News , Tips 24 Views

Users of popular dating site OkCupid have been complaining of hackers taking over their account, locking them out by changing the associated email address and password, and using information gleaned from the account to harass them. But a company spokesperson said that there has been no increase in account takeovers and no security breach at OkCupid. What happened? If OkCupid’s assurances are valid, a likely explanation for the account hijackings is that attackers are using … More

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