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Users of the Guardian’s Soulmates dating site have been getting spammed with smut after the site leaked their contact information.The UK-based Guardian newspaper’s publisher, which runs the service, is blaming “human error” and a third-party technology provider for the leak, which has now been fixed.Truthfully, when I find something I like, I want it all the time.I know I can have a slightly obsessive personality.That user told the BBC that they had contacted Soulmates six months ago, concerned about what other information might have been breached.Another user who reached out to the BBC said that in spite of the breached information being public, it still felt “creepy” to see it lifted from the confines of the dating site: We don’t have details on the identity of the third-party tech provider, or where, exactly, in the setup the door was left open.Or when I found this amazing pair of fleece lined tights I loved, I bought 50 pairs of them so I’d never run out. Essentially, a group of design teachers together in one room grading students’ portfolios. For the first time, I could really sense that she me.
A breach at any point in the chain can have an impact on the privacy and integrity of our data.According to the BBC, the site — which charges users up to £32 (.50) per month — said that only email addresses and user IDs had been exposed directly.But that information can be used to dig out more from public profiles, said the company, including photos, relationship preferences and physical descriptions.Here’s a statement the publisher sent to The Register: We can confirm we have received 27 enquiries from our members which show evidence of their email addresses used for their Soulmates account having been exposed.We take matters of data security extremely seriously and have conducted thorough audits of all our internal systems and are confident that no outside party breached any of these systems.