Hzone Continues To Strengthen Its Database Security Amid Hacking Incident in 2015
Industry: Mobile Apps
The first and foremost HIV-positive dating app, Hzone, revisits the 2015 cyberattack and goes over improvements since then.
United States (PRUnderground) August 23rd, 2017
Hzone, the world’s first HIV-positive-only dating app for IOS, is taking extensive measures to continually ensure that its customer database is secure from any hacking attempts. Like similar applications, Hzone collects location data as well as more personal information about its members including email addresses and phone numbers. This information is willingly given by users and is safeguarded by the application in creating memorable and personalized experiences for its users.
As part of the app’s continuous goal to deliver the best quality of user experience, previous attempts at server optimization has temporarily exposed the database to hackers last December 2015. This breach of information was immediately reported by DataBreaches.com and has since been a top priority of the application.
Presently, Hzone has taken the initiative to make regular updates on its database in order to continually safeguard user information and prevent the occurrence of similar attacks. As of August 2017, Hzone is proud to announce that there have been no instances of information breach since the 2015 incident, and will continue to protect its users and the positive community the app has created.
The Hzone team is steadfast in fortifying database security in order to avoid similar crimes in the future. The company has since then made the necessary upgrades to make sure that any other hacking incidents will be detected and treated with better vigilance and speed. Previous leakage points are consistently being reviewed and optimized to prevent any database breach in the future.
The top HIV-dating app currently has over 96,000 community members and is continuing to grow with combined efforts from its users and its dedicated team. Creating a safe space for HIV-positive individuals remains to the app’s top priority. With recent innovations, Hzone assures its members of unrivaled privacy and support.
Hzone is the first and only HIV-positive dating application for IOS. For more information about Hzone, download the app on iTunes.