Popular Dating Website MeetMindful Hacked, 2.28 Million Users Data Leaked

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A professional hacker has leaked details of more than 2.28 million users registered on MeetMindful.com in this week. MeetMindful.com is a popular dating website founded in 2014, ZDNet.com has learned this week from a security researcher and reported it first.

The dating site’s data has been shared as a free download on a publicly accessible hacking forum known for its trade in hacked databases. The leaked data, a 1.2 GB file, appears to be a dump of the site’s users database.

The content of this file includes a wealth of information that users provided when they set up profiles on the MeetMindful site and mobile apps.

Some of the most sensitive data points included in the file include:

  • Real names
  • Email addresses
  • City, state, and ZIP details
  • Body details
  • Dating preferences
  • Marital status
  • Birth dates
  • Latitude and longitude
  • IP addresses
  • Bcrypt-hashed account passwords
  • Facebook user IDs
  • Facebook authentication tokens

In the meantime, the forum thread where the MeetMindful data was leaked has been viewed more than 1,500 times and most likely downloaded, in many cases.

The data is still available for download on the public file-hosting site where it was initially uploaded.

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(With inputs from ZDnet.com)