Booby-trapped software: the incredible field of Tinder bots
It turns out you can find spiders in Tinder and OkCupid. Who wants that?
Inbar Raz began their research with building the right Tinder profile. This subject was surprisingly really researched a€” Im speaking mathematically explored. Theres a lot of guidelines on that, and even an interview with Tinder CEO Sean Rid in which he describes what kinds of photos can actually get you the most matches. Heres a quick listing of the sorts of photo that really work the greatest:
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About a year ago Raz traveled to Copenhagen, Denmark, to speak at a security conference. As he emerged, he switched on Tinder and within an hour or so had eight suits with stunning ladies. One of them sent your an email in Danish, with a link in the end. Most more matches implemented, and a lot of messages also. The communications were about similar, with precisely the latest four characters in the link different between them.
Obviously, Raz got suspicious that these breathtaking girls might in reality become spiders and started exploring his fishy suits. Continue reading