Online dating site for beautiful people
remember, is a dating site that allows members to vote on hopeful enlistees based on their looks, ensuring that people who belong meet certain standards of both attractiveness and shallowness.It bills itself as “a dating site where existing members hold the key to the door.” Turns out, the site maybe should have put them in charge of server security, as well.
The personal data of 1.1 million members is currently for sale on the black market, after hackers took it from an insecure database.
Last December, security researcher Chris Vickery made a curious discovery while browsing through Shodan, a search engine that lets people look for internet-connected devices.
‘Beauty is in the eye of the beholder’, apparently.
And no website better defines this statement than the controversial beautifulpeople.com, the dating website that hit the headlines several years ago for its divisive screening process based on appearance.
Beautiful People, which claims it is an “exclusively beautiful community” catering to elites, had a data breach five months ago, which the New York City-based company said was quickly patched.