Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1189 Tinder safe dating spam uses safety to scam users out of money
In recent weeks, we have noticed spam activity on Tinder claiming to promote safety in online dating in messages to users. This is used as a lure to funnel affiliate money into the scammers’ pockets.

It’s the latest spam trend to hit the mobile dating app. Since 2013, we have published a few blogs detailing the rise of spam bots on the popular mobile dating application, Tinder. While Tinder has changed its service recently with the introduction of a premium offering, the app remains a popular destination for spammers.
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#1191 IoT insecurity: Pinpointing the problems
#1190 Nearly six million fraud and cyber crimes last year, ONS says
#1189 Tinder safe dating spam uses safety to scam users out of money
#1188 Jackware: When connected cars meet ransomware
#1187 Hidden 'backdoor' in Dell security software gives hackers full access
#1186 CrypMIC ransomware wants to follow CryptXXX’s footsteps
#1185 Update now: Macs and iPhones have a Stagefright-style bug!
#1184 Facebook malware – the missing piece
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