HIV dating software leaks painful and sensitive information, business threatens disease over disclosure

HIV dating software leaks painful and sensitive information, business threatens disease over disclosure

After making apologies when it comes to threats, Hzone asked that the info drip never be publicly revealed

Hzone is a dating application for HIV-positive singles, and representatives for the business claim there are many more than 4,900 users. Sometime before November 29, the MongoDB housing the software’s data ended up being subjected to the online world. But, the business did not like getting the security incident disclosed and answered by having a head melting threat – illness.

Today’s tale is strange, but real. It really is delivered to you by DataBreaches.net and safety researcher Chris Vickery.

Vickery found that the Hzone application had been dripping individual information, and properly disclosed the security problem into the business. (more…)