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Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai reports:

The youth dating site OurTeenNetwork claims to be the “best rated teen dating and social networking site,” created “for the safety of online teen dating and socializing.” But despite those hefty claims and promises, until this week, anyone on the internet could read the private messages exchanged between users, and even impersonate them.

All you had to do snoop on anyone’s conversations was register to the site, and then guess a user’s unique identification number. As chance would have it, that wasn’t very hard at all.

Read more on Motherboard.

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