Tinder's parent company Match Group has announced that Tinder has encrypted all the images that are transferred from its servers to its main application. The announcement was made via a letter addressed to US Senator Ron Wyden who had written to Tinder back in February requesting the company to encrypt photos. In January, a security firm discovered that photos exchanged on Tinder weren't encrypted. It was found that if the the firm connected to the same network pretending to be someone using the dating application, the pictures on the app could be easily intercepted between the firm's and the app's server. Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) wrote to the company expressing concern over that how the images shared on Tinder are vulnerable and easily accessible. Tinder wrote back in a letter assuring him that all photos are encrypted, allowing users to…
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