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Both Tinder’s web and mobile applications allow users to use their mobile phone numbers to log in to the service, and this login service is provided by Account Kit (Facebook).
The user clicks on Login with Phone Number on tinder.com and then they are redirected to Accountkit.com for login. If the authentication is successful then Account Kit passes the access token to Tinder for login.
This enabled the attacker to use any other app’s access token provided by Account Kit to take over the real Tinder accounts of other users.