Passwords were encrypted, but insecurely, and Leaked Source says it has managed to crack 99% of them.
It's not clear who was behind the attack, though Leaked Source says it occurred in October 2016.
Friend Finder Networks, the company behind adult dating site Adult Friend Finder has been hit with a massive hack — exposing more than 400 million user accounts.
The news comes via Leaked Source, a site that monitors data breaches, which has obtained a copy of the stolen user accounts.
As shown in the above infographic, there are plenty of sub-niches in the dating site niche.The Beatles sang "You can't buy me love," and yes, you still can't buy love, but finding it is much easier these days—just hop online and go to Dating :) If we can shop, share our opinion and call that aunt from halfway across the globe all through the Internet, then it's really no biggie that you can go online and get yourself a date.That said, given the nature of the sites affected, it has the potential to be compromising to some users if the data starts circulating widely.In the aftermath of the Ashley Madison attack, numerous users reported receiving extortion and blackmail attempts.Included in the exposed personal information are customers' email addresses, usernames, passwords, birthdays and zip codes, in addition to their sexual preferences.