Adult dating site hacks torrent
While those numbers haven’t yet been confirmed — and while some of the e-mail addresses could certainly be faked — that’s in keeping with earlier findings from Ashley Madison, which has said that nearly 60,000 of its users are registered in the District of Columbia. “More than 3.5 million people’s sexual preferences, fetishes and secrets have been exposed after dating site Adult Friend Finder was hacked,” CNN reports.“Already, some of the adult website’s customers are being identified by name.” The site matches people according to details including their sexual preferences, the report notes.“The site, which boasts 64 million members, claims to have ‘helped millions of people find traditional partners, swinger groups, threesomes, and a variety of other alternative partners,'” CNN adds.And Have I Been Pwned, a site that tracks major data breaches around the Web, just finished loading more than 30.6 million e-mail addresses into its database; unlike the other sites, however, Have I Been Pwned will only share data from the Ashley Madison leak with users who have verified their e-mail address with the service and subscribed for notifications.In other words, Have I Been Pwned (HIBP) will not allow suspicious spouses, nosy co-workers or other passerby to see if someone else was an Ashley Madison user.At least three sites are republishing Ashley Madison’s user data on the public-facing Internet.Check Ashley Madison.com, which went up overnight, will tell you if an e-mail address or phone number appears in the leaked files.
Downto was started by Jacob Solotaroff who spent a year as the Director of Product Management and Member Integrity at Match.While Ashley Madison has not confirmed that the information is authentic, several security researchers have already said that it appears to be: Multiple users have independently confirmed that their names appeared in the leak.But if you’re worried about appearing on the list, yourself, you don’t need to download Tor or scour Pirate Bay for the right Torrent.“The discovery of one’s spouse in the data could have serious consequences …
I’m not prepared for HIBP to be the avenue through which a wife discovers her husband is cheating, or something even worse.” In the meantime, the data dump has already yielded some intriguing insights into who actually used Ashley Madison: One analysis by the self-identified hacker @T0x0, posted Tuesday night to Pastebin, found more than 6,700 Army e-mail addresses in the leak, as well as 1,600 from the Navy, 104 from Virginia state government and 45 from the Department of Homeland Security. The most interesting feature on the new site is the Real Ratings user ratings system for ranking the accuracy of people’s profiles against real life.