Dating app Coffee Meets Bagel announces data breach
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Coffee Meets Bagel, a popular dating app, announced on Thursday — Valentine's Day — that an unauthorized party gained access earlier this week to a "partial list" of user details, including names and email addresses, per CNN's Donie O'Sullivan.
Why it matters: Although presumably users' financial information and passwords do not seem to be at risk in this breach, as the app said it doesn’t store either of these, dating apps run a risk of leaving users' most intimate communications vulnerable to privacy breaches.
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