Leaked Source said: “At this time we also can’t explain why many recently registered users still have their passwords stored in clear-text especially considering they were hacked once before.” Peter Martin, managing director at security firm Reliance ACSN said: “It’s clear the company has majorly flawed security postures, and given the sensitivity of the data the company holds this cannot be tolerated.” Friend Finder Networks has not replied to a request for comment.
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In May 2015 the personal details of almost four million users were leaked by hackers, including their login details, emails, dates of birth, post codes, sexual preferences and whether they were seeking extramarital affairs.
David Kennerley, director of threat research at Webroot said: “This is attack on Adult Friend Finder is extremely similar to the breach it suffered last year.
It s the biggest breach in terms of number of users since the 2013 leak of 359 million My Space users’ details.
Friend Finder Networks operates “one of the world’s largest sex hookup” sites Adult Friend Finder, which has “over 40 million members” that log in at least once every two years, and over 339m accounts.It appears to not only have been discovered once the stolen details were leaked online, but even details of users who believed they deleted their accounts have been stolen again.It’s clear that the organization has failed to learn from its past mistakes and the result is 412 million victims that will be prime targets for blackmail, phishing attacks and other cyber fraud.” Over 99% of all the passwords, including those hashed with SHA1, were cracked by Leaked Source meaning that any protection applied to them by Friend Finder Networks was wholly ineffective.The leaked database also included the details of what appear to be almost 16m deleted accounts, according to Leaked Source.To complicate things further, was sold to Penthouse Global Media in February.Our ads are the only way we have to be able to bring you the latest high-quality content, which is written by professional journalists, with the help of editors, graphic designers, and our site production and I. staff, as well as many other talented people who work around the clock for this site.