“We are currently in the process of double-checking that all affected accounts have had their passwords reset and have received an email notification.” as listed in the purloined directory, he suggested I might have “illegally accessed” some of the company’s member accounts.
He also noted that “a large portion of the records located in the affected table related to old, inactive or deleted accounts.” “The number of active members affected by this event is considerably less than the 42 million that you have previously quoted,” Bolton said.
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Tech Crunch has an article up today about POF having been hacked.
“Adobe said they have 38 million users and they lost information on 150 million,” Holden said.
Did they detect the breach in 2011, and did they ever notify anyone about it?
So it’s not the US site, OK Cupid, but the niche sites included within Cupid Media, like Ukraine Date.com, Iranian Singles Connection.com, and the ever-popular Military
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The data is being sold on the Real Deal market, a dark web site specialising in the peddling of stolen data and computer exploits, by a hacker who goes by the name Peace. Note that Fling has reportedly confirmed the authenticity of the data, but claims it is from a breach in 2011.