Specialty dating website “Muslim Match” has been hacked. Almost 150,000 individual qualifications and pages have now been published online, along with over fifty per cent of a million messages that are private users.
Protection researcher Troy search has added the information to their breach notification web web web site “Have I Been Pwned?” for the website’s users to check on if they have been suffering from the hack. Meanwhile, technologist Thomas White, otherwise known as TheCthulhu, has released the dataset that is full, for anybody to down load.
Launched in 2000, Muslim Match is just a free-to-use website for individuals hunting for companionship or wedding. “solitary, Divorced, Widowed, Married Muslims :: Coming together to talk about tips, thoughts and locate a suitable wedding partner,” the website’s Facebook profile reads.
Motherboard obtained the dataset that is full of under 150,000 individual reports along with the cache of personal communications. Every current email address Motherboard arbitrarily picked through the dataset ended up being associated with a free account on Muslim Match.
Search noticed that the info includes whether each individual is a convert or perhaps not, their work, residing and status that is marital and whether or not they would start thinking about polygamy. He additionally pointed out that a few of the e-mail details are marked as “potential users.” It is not completely clear why some one might be marked as being a “potential” individual.
“we want to marry you if u agree we send my photos and deatails sic,” one message checks out.
“You certainly will enjoy whenever u talk with me,” another checks out. “i am genuine and truthful and have always been really looking for a muslimah that is right could possibly be a buddy, a friend to keep arms thru journey of life and past.”