That’s a lot of doom and gloom, but, thankfully, it is avoidable.
In this section, we’re going to talk about the simple ways you can protect yourself from online dating scams.
Don’t hand out money before you know the person is, you know, a person, and don’t hand out personal information without thinking about it first. There’s a line here, though, so, again, use your brain.
Even if you’re careful, you won’t be protected from, say, a data breach.
Trever Faden, CEO of Atlas Lane, created a website called C*ckblocked where Grindr users could enter their username and password and see who had blocked them on the service.
Faden was able to see user profiles, messages, photos and locations, which he, thankfully, never made public.
Chocolates and flowers are fine, but this Valentine’s Day, wants to give you a far more valuable gift.