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The previous Friend Finder Network breach came to light in May 2015 and affected 3.5 million accounts.
Both that hack and others in the adult industry, such as the 2015 Ashley Madison breach that exposed data about 36 million users, pale in comparison to the scale of the latest alleged Friend Finder Networks data dump.
even details of users who believed they deleted their accounts have been stolen again.
“It’s clear that the organisation 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,” he added.
“While a number of these claims proved to be false extortion attempts, we did identify and fix a vulnerability that was related to the ability to access source code through an injection vulnerability,” ZDNet quoted from an email by CEO Diana Ballou.
Items such as usernames, email addresses and passwords are stored in plaintext or using SHA-1 encryption, which experts consider insufficient under current best practices.
A hack against popular adult dating and entertainment company Friend Finder Networks exposed data related to more than 412 million user accounts, according to a report from breach notification site Leaked Source.
David Kennerley, director of threat research at security software firm Webroot, commented: “This attack on Adult Friend Finder is extremely similar to the breach it suffered last year….It would also mark the second such incident at the company in two years.Friend Finder Networks did not confirm or deny the breach when reached by The Washington Post.Peter Martin, managing director at cyber security specialist Reliance ACSN, added: “This breach on Adult Friend Finder is the second in as many years, which raises serious alarm bells.It’s clear the company has majorly flawed security postures, and given the sensitivity of the data the company holds this cannot be tolerated.” Download this white paper to learn the 8 ways by which legacy ERP systems hold back your business and how “version-less” cloud ERP can help eliminate costly upgrades, reduce IT infrastructure management, and drive value with rapid implementation.A database of usernames, emails, and passwords of footloose and fancy free members, along with those from associated websites, has leaked and surfaced online.The breach has not been confirmed by the site’s parent company Friend Finder Networks, which is reportedly looking into claims of yet ahother hack.The Adult Friend Finder data stretched back 20 years and included information such as usernames, emails, join dates and the date of a user’s last visit, according to Leaked Source.Passwords were also included in the trove — the vast majority of them featured unsecured protections or none at all, the report said.But the company said in a statement that it had “received a number of reports regarding potential security vulnerabilities from a variety of sources” and was investigating.“Immediately upon learning this information, we took several steps to review the situation and bring in the right external partners to support our investigation.” the statement said.