Tags dating apps

Online romance scams expand, now with more cryptocurrency

by Joe Warminsky

The FTC says that of the $547 million in romance scams reported in 2021, $139 million in losses involved cryptocurrency transactions.

Norway fines Grindr for $7.3 million over privacy breach

by Tonya Riley

Grindr disputes the agency's findings.

Flaw in popular video software Agora could have let eavesdroppers in on private calls

by Shannon Vavra

It could have allowed hackers to spy on dating app or telehealth video or audio calls.

Romance scam victims reported $304 million in fraud in 2020, a new high

by Joe Warminsky

Reports of romance scams have tripled since 2016, the FTC says.

Grindr faces fine of nearly $12 million in Norway for alleged privacy violations

by Joe Warminsky

The California-based app Grindr is accused of sharing user data without explicit consent.

Chinese database exposes 42.5 million records compiled from multiple dating apps

by Jeff Stone

Most of the data was about American users.