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Friend Finder Hack of 412 Million Users Is Boon for Extortionists

The 412 million user password and history hack of Friend Finder Network, known as the world’s largest online sex and swinger community, will be a boon for extortionists, since it involves potential blackmail of 11 times the number of users in the notorious Ashley Madison hack.

A pornography site optimized for iPad is seen on an iPad at the Pink Visual booth at the AVN Adult Entertainment ExpoJanuary 9, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Porn fans are being enticed with cyber sex and virtual affairs as the adult entertainment industry adapts to survive in the Internet …

Ashley Madison CEO Steps Down Following Hacker Attack

The Maserati-driving CEO of the Ashley Madison adultery site has divorced himself from the company, following the discovery that he betrayed the trust of his cheating customers, his monied shareholders, his well-paid board and his self-serving wife.

A man looks at a dating site on his computer in Washington,DC on February 10, 2014. One 29-year-old woman says it helped her take revenge on her unfaithful husband. A 45-year-old married man says it has helped prevent the break-up of his family. For millions, adultery via the Internet has …

Ashley Madison Hack Draws Betrayed Spouses to Online Support Group

A longstanding online community for spouses betrayed by cheating partners is experiencing a spike in membership following the Ashley Madison hack that has dumped massive amounts of data exposing the email addresses of 36 million people–10,000 with .Gov addresses–seeking extramarital affairs.


Canadians File $578M Class-Action Lawsuit Against Ashley Madison

The Canadians are suing because Ashley Madison failed to protect the privacy of its users. The suit directly references the service that charged clients an extra fee to completely and permanently delete their information, but clearly did nothing of the sort, since people who paid the fee are included in the client list posted online. This was, not coincidentally, the primary charge leveled by the Impact Team hackers who stole, and ultimately released, the Ashley Madison subscriber database.

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