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Over 300 Million AdultFriendFinder Accounts Exposed in Massive Data Breach
Lessons We Learned From Ashley Madison Data Breach

Lessons We Learned From Ashley Madison Data Breach

Jul 21, 2015
Do you use your Real Identity online and think about being private? If yes, then you are insane. Ashley Madison , the popular online dating website with tagline " Life is short. Have an affair ", recently got hacked , reportedly exposing a sample of its users' account information and other personal data online. The hacker group, called itself ' The Impact Team ', is also threatening to release the real names and all associated data of its 37 Million cheating customers. There are also rumors that the team could sell the stolen data for lots of money, instead of revealing it all for free. This isn't first time when the customers of online hooking site are scared of being exposed, two months ago the sex life of almost 4 Million users of Adult Friend Finder was made available on underground market for sale for 70 Bitcoins ($16,800). Lesson we Learned from These Hacks The Ashley Madison hack raises serious questions about what these compa
HUMINT: Diving Deep into the Dark Web

HUMINT: Diving Deep into the Dark Web

Jul 09, 2024Cybercrime / Dark Web
Discover how cybercriminals behave in Dark Web forums- what services they buy and sell, what motivates them, and even how they scam each other. Clear Web vs. Deep Web vs. Dark Web Threat intelligence professionals divide the internet into three main components: Clear Web - Web assets that can be viewed through public search engines, including media, blogs, and other pages and sites. Deep Web - Websites and forums that are unindexed by search engines. For example, webmail, online banking, corporate intranets, walled gardens, etc. Some of the hacker forums exist in the Deep Web, requiring credentials to enter. Dark Web - Web sources that require specific software to gain access. These sources are anonymous and closed, and include Telegram groups and invite-only forums. The Dark Web contains Tor, P2P, hacker forums, criminal marketplaces, etc. According to Etay Maor, Chief Security Strategist at Cato Networks , "We've been seeing a shift in how criminals communicate and co
Hackers Selling Database of 4 Million Adult Friend Finder Users at $16,800

Hackers Selling Database of 4 Million Adult Friend Finder Users at $16,800

May 25, 2015
Email addresses, sexual orientations, and other sensitive details from about 3.9 Million Adult Friend Finder online hookup service are currently available for sale for 70 Bitcoins (around $16,800/€15,300) on an underground website. Yes, the sex life of almost 4 million subscribers of the casual sex hookup site is now available for anyone to download from the Internet. Adult Friend Finder website , with a tagline " Hookup, Find Sex or Meet Someone Hot Now ," has been breached before April 13 in which nearly 4 Million users have had their personal details compromised. The details include subscribers' user names, email addresses, dates of birth, gender, sexual orientation, postal codes, and IP addresses, which is a treasure trove for online spammers and phishers. Database of nearly 4 Million users available online for 70 Bitcoins: The database has been available on an online forum hidden in Tor anonymity network, which is accessible only through
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Top 4 Security Risks of GenAI

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Gain a competitive edge and unlock the top 4 major emerging risks within GenAI. This report from Gartner provides insights and recommended actions for security and product leaders.
Adult Friend Finder... Hacked & 3.5 Million Users' Database Leaked Online

Adult Friend Finder... Hacked & 3.5 Million Users' Database Leaked Online

May 22, 2015
Until now, hackers have targeted companies and websites that hold your credit card details or medical information, but now they are showing interest in your sex life instead. You heard it right. Adult Friend Finder , a casual dating website with the tagline "hookup, find sex or meet someone hot now", has suffered a massive data breach. Nearly 4 Million users of AdultFriendFinder have had their personal details, including email addresses, usernames, dates of birth, postcodes and IP addresses, exposed on the dark web for sale online. The Channel 4 news site broke the story on Thursday and warned users of the California-based dating site with 64 million members who want to have sex and one night stands with strangers. Nearly 4 Million Sex Life Exposed!!! The leaked data also includes the information on whether the users are gay or straight and even which ones might be seeking extramarital affairs. This data could be goldmines for hacker trying to blackma
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