Thousands more men have been duped by an international Tinder hack
Earlier this week, The Verge reported on a hacker named “Patrick” who tweaked Tinder’s API to dupe men who thought they were chatting with women into messaging with each other. Apparently, Patrick’s hack was just the tip of the iceberg.
A British hacker operating under the name Catfi.sh claims to be running a similar operation, but on a far greater scale: instead of running one bot, Catfi.sh is running up to 20 dummy profiles in the US and the UK at any given moment. Since launching his program shortly after Valentine’s Day, he estimates he’s ensnared 10,000 male users and relayed 100,000 messages. Every day, Catfi.sh says 200 new users fall for his bots and 2,500 new messages are sent.
While Patrick designed his program as a joke with…
Source:: The Verge