You’ve Got Blackmail! Hackers Haunt Ashley Madison Users

Ashley Madison hack

Update (08/2015): Ashley Madison Hack Confirmed

Hackers have now published this data on the Dark Web. Ashley Madison users are now at an increased risk of blackmail, phishing scams and identity crimes. For more information, please see visit our Ashley Madison Hack Update post.


With the tagline “Life is Short. Have an Affair,” Ashley Madison users probably don’t want their online endeavors leaked to the entire world. Unfortunately, hackers have other ideas in mind.

AshleyMadison.com connects married individuals with others seeking to have extramarital relations, boasting more than 37 million current members. The company places emphasis on its discretion and security. Ironically enough, Ashely Madison has officially become the victim of one of the most highly publicized hacks this year. Continue reading

Recent Data Breach Highlights Dating Site Vulnerabilities

Adult FriendFinder

What happened?

The personal and romantic information of 4 million individuals has been exposed following the hack of Adult FriendFinder, an adult-oriented online dating site.

Adult FriendFinder advertises itself as the leading Internet “hook-up” site and boasts more than 60 million members worldwide. Most members aim at remaining anonymous due to the private nature of the information shared; however, for many this anonymity has been lost following the breach. Continue reading