Adult friend finder data
Good user account practice should therefore involve use of unique passwords between websites.” Javvad Malik, Security Advocate at “I’m still getting my head around the extent of the Adult Friend Finder hack.
But for all intents and purposes, it looks as if security wasn’t even an afterthought.
Classics such as “123456” and “password” have been flagged up time and again after other sites have been breached.
Both internet users and the security industry as a whole need to get their respective acts together on this in order to prevent the still very widespread and repetitive use of extremely poor credentials.” Adam Brown, Manager, Security Solutions at “When data breaches occur you want to be sure that the data that is extracted is encrypted to such a level that it is of no use to outsiders.
Worse, however, is the choice of passwords seemingly picked by those who signed up for an account.
Many of the stolen records are from accounts that are no longer active, Leaked Source said.
Others may be duplicates or created by automated programs known as “bots.” Leaked Source said most of the records, 340 million, were taken from Adult Friend Finder.com, which facilitates casual relationships.
California, as Clinton territory, finds itself a political outlier.
Friend Finder Network Inc was hacked in October of 2016 for over 400 million accounts representing 20 years of customer data which makes it by far the largest breach we have ever seen — My Space gets 2nd place at 360 million.