Snapsaved admits to be at fault for Snapchat image leak, argues that it wasn't that many pictures

Snapsaved admits to be at fault for Snapchat image leak, argues that it wasn't that many pictures
You've probably already heard about the recent Snapchat picture leak – a file with around 100, 000 stolen pictures from Snapchat users' messages, containing nude and personal images, not to mention, sometimes shared by underage teens.

Well, Snapchat denied to be at fault, claiming that its servers have not been touched. At that point, eyes started turning towards 3rd party apps and services, which allow users to save received Snapchat pictures, before they are gone forever. One such service is Snapsaved.com.

The website has long been inactive, but a Facebook post can be found on Snapsaved's profile wall, which admits to the service's servers being breached. The developers claim that they deleted the database as soon as they discovered the breach, and that, by what they can tell, only 500 MB worth of pictures has been leaked. They also insist that the hackers do not have enough material to build a “searchable database”, which would allow one to look for a specific user's images.

The post also claims that
and 
Kind of disturbing to know that the company was actually looking through the pictures, isn't it?

Image courtesy of bbc.co.uk

Image courtesy of bbc.co.uk



source: Snapsaved (Facebook) via BBC

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3 Comments

1. vincelongman

Posts: 5623; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

IMO its still Snapchat's fault, Snapchat should have made it only possible for people to login though their app

2. jojon

Posts: 426; Member since: Feb 11, 2014

yes, correct, very much so

3. jesusnexo unregistered

No all can do that camt they? Theres facebook clients, kik clients, twitter clients, and then snapchat clients, its the people fault for not usiny a reliable app, such as keepchat:b not that i know about it...

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