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Security and psychological research of social dating applications

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Authors: Nikita Tarakanov, Mohamed Saher, and Ahmed Garhy

In an ever-connected world, people all around the globe are freely surrendering their personal information and privacy over to the helms of the social media giants with unprecedented trust. But what happens when this information falls in hands of wrong people? What if the social media platforms have not done as good of a job as they claim in protecting us from criminals and stalkers who mean to cause us harm? In this presentation, the speakers identify some flaws in one of the most popular social media platforms used globally today and demonstrate how an attacker can retrieve information about its users and track their location and movements. The speakers will also demonstrate how to extract information from people unknowingly and to identify users that tend to use the platform for fraud.

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Nikita Tarakanov, Mohamed Saher, and Ahmed Garhy Nikita Tarakanov, Mohamed Saher, and Ahmed Garhy

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