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“We’re on the doorstep of [confirming] who we believe is the culprit, and unfortunately that may have triggered this mass publication,” Biderman said.
The other websites may stay online.” It’s unclear how much of the Ashley Madison user account data has been posted online.
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As the Wall Street Journal noted in a May 2015 brief titled “Risky Business for Ashley Madison.com,” the company had voiced plans for an initial public offering in London later this year with the hope of raising as much as 0 million.
“Given the breach at Adult Friend Finder, investors will have to think of hack attacks as a risk factor,” the WSJ wrote.
“You did everything you could, but nothing you could have done could have stopped this.” Several of the leaked internal documents indicate ALM was hyper aware of the risks of a data breach.
In a Microsoft Excel document that apparently served as a questionnaire for employees about challenges and risks facing the company, employees were asked “In what area would you hate to see something go wrong?Large caches of data stolen from online cheating site Ashley have been posted online by an individual or group that claims to have completely compromised the company’s user databases, financial records and other proprietary information.The still-unfolding leak could be quite damaging to some 37 million users of the hookup service, whose slogan is “Life is short.And with over 37 million members, mostly from the US and Canada, a significant percentage of the population is about to have a very bad day, including many rich and powerful people.” ALM CEO Biderman declined to discuss specifics of the company’s investigation, which he characterized as ongoing and fast-moving.But he did suggest that the incident may have been the work of someone who at least at one time had legitimate, inside access to the company’s networks — perhaps a former employee or contractor.We immediately launched a thorough investigation utilizing leading forensics experts and other security professionals to determine the origin, nature, and scope of this incident.” “We apologize for this unprovoked and criminal intrusion into our customers’ information.