Popular swipe-right-to-like dating app Tinder exposed members' most private information without their knowledge, according to security consulting firm Include Security.
The firm said Wednesday that Tinder's smartphone application had a vulnerability associated with its geolocation feature for most of 2013. The flaw, which was fixed earlier this year, allowed a Tinder user -- albeit a sophisticated one with programming skills and access to the app's API -- to get the exact latitude and longitude for another user.
Tinder did not immediately return a request for comment.
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