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Hacker's Warning: Grindr Bug IDs Users' Exact Locations

By Kilian Melloy | Saturday Aug 23, 2014
A hacker has sent warning messages to over 100,00 users worldwide of the popular hookup app Grindr, claiming that a flaw in the app allows determiation of the exact locations of users.

NJ Man Sues Grindr Over Encounter With Underage Boy

By Jason St. Amand | Saturday Aug 16, 2014
A New Jersey man is suing the gay hookup app Grindr in federal court, claiming the social media app has lax age restrictions, which he says allowed him to have an encounter with an underage boy.

Two UK Men Found Guilty of Blackmailing Gay Men on Grindr

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Aug 15, 2014
Two men from the United Kingdom, who were accused of blackmailing gay men on the gay hookup app Grindr, have been found guilty of their crimes and will be heading to prison.

Man Suspected in Double Murder of Seattle Gay Men Arrested in NJ

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jul 21, 2014
A man who authorities believe killed two gay men in Seattle last month was arrested in New Jersey Friday.

Two UK Men Accused of Blackmailing Gay Men on Grindr

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jul 9, 2014
Two men from the United Kingdom have been charged with blackmailing gay men via the social media app, Grindr.

Seattle Suspect May Have Targeted Victims on Grindr or Jack’d

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jul 3, 2014
Ali Muhammad Brown, a suspect in the murders of two gay men in Seattle on June 5, may have met his victims on a social networking app like Grindr, reports KIRO TV today.

Judge Judy ’Gags’ At Grindr Case

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jul 2, 2014
It finally happened - Judge Judith Sheindlin heard a case involving Grindr.

Grindr Users 40 Percent More Likely to Get Gonorrhea

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jun 17, 2014
A new study that has found a significant correlation between smartphone hook-up apps like Grindr and higher risk of contracting a sexually transmitted disease.

Philly Man Arrested in Grindr Rape, Robbery Case

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jun 10, 2014
A man was arrested Monday in connection to the rape and robbery of a Canadian man who met his attacker via Grindr during an April visit to Philadelphia.

Philly Man Allegedly Beaten to Death After Using Grindr

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday May 6, 2014
Philadelphia police say a gay man was beaten to death after meeting someone on the popular gay hookup app Grindr, Philadelphia’s ABC-affiliate station WPVI reports.