Unauthorized User Gains Access to Popular Dating Site
Who: Coffee Meets Bagel
How Many Records: Undisclosed
Date: February 14, 2019
What Happened: An unauthorized party gained access to user data.
How did it happen: The company learned on Monday about unauthorized access to a partial list of user data, representing about six million users. The exposed information included names and email addresses used on the app before May 2018. The company said that they never store any financial information or passwords.
Outcome: Coffee Meets Bagel has engaged with forensic security experts who are reviewing its systems to help find out exactly how the breach occurred. However, they recommend their users take extra caution against any unsolicited communications and avoid clicking on links or downloading attachments from suspicious emails.”