Choosing the right password for your online dating profile is very important.
However, in April this year, tech site Ars Technica reported on a security flaw on the website, where signed up users have their “site password exposed each time they sign in because the dating site doesn’t use HTTPS encryption to protect its login page.” currently serves 25 countries and is available in eight languages.
In 2014, launched a dating app called “Stream”, which is similar to Tinder.
If your dating profile is hacked into, the scammer can not only use your identity on the dating site but may also use your details for identity fraud.
Following is a list of the most commonly used passwords, according to Dark Reading. There is no reason for anyone but you to know the password to your online dating account or email address.
According to data from a dating site, there were six million Indians who signed up on various dating sites in 2012.
That number, was expected to rise to 115 million by 2015.The app, which has been mainly targeted towards “millenials” or those between the age of 18-34, claims to have nearly 1.6 billion swipes (you swipe right on Tinder for a match), with 26 million matches per day, as of April.Estimates on Mashable suggest that “the app has been downloaded by more than 50 million users to date.” However, in March this year, a security flaw meant that the app was tweaked by hackers to make men flirt with men.According to online analytics site Similar Web, AFF had nearly 35.4 million visitors in June 2015, a majority of them being desktop users.Earlier this year, in April, the site was hacked, with personal details of at least 3.9 million users posted across several online forums.Interestingly, social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter and matrimonial sites like are still preferred by those interested in online dating.