After our Scruff story earlier this week, it’s time for Jack’d to take the spotlight! Described as a “younger, edgier, and more diverse than any other dating app for guys out there” (their words, not ours!), The Register report that the app has a major security breach with all photos and videos (including those naughty ones sent privately) able to be viewed and downloaded online.
The Register state that “Those photos, public and private, can be accessed by anyone with a web browser and who knows just where to look, though, it appears.”
Perhaps even more worryingly is that the breach isn’t restricted to just other users who can view the content: “As there is no authentication, no need to sign up to the app, and no limits in place, miscreants can therefore download the entire image database for further havoc and potential blackmail.”
Furthermore, The Register have reached out to Jack’d’s parent company Online Buddies and have received the same lack of response we’re often used to when attempting to hook up with other guys on the app!
Our advice: delete your pics, and only ever send private pictures that you won’t affect your public life.
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