Adult dating and pornography site company Friend Finder Networks has been hacked, exposing the private details of more than m accounts and making it one of the largest data breaches ever recorded, according to monitoring firm Leaked Source. The attack, which took place in October, resulted in email addresses, passwords, dates of last visits, browser information, IP addresses and site membership status across sites run by Friend Finder Networks being exposed. It dwarfs the 33m user accounts compromised in the hack of adultery site Ashley Madison and only the Yahoo attack of was larger with at least m accounts compromised. It also runs live sex camera site Cams.
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Hack reportedly exposes 412M FriendFinder Networks accounts
Six databases from FriendFinder Networks Inc. LeakedSource, a breach notification website, disclosed the incident fully on Sunday and said the six compromised databases exposed ,, accounts, with the bulk of them coming from AdultFriendFinder. This timeline is also somewhat confirmed by how the FriendFinder Networks episode played out. FriendFinder Networks never offered any additional statements on the matter, even after the additional records and source code became public knowledge. As mentioned, earlier estimates placed the FriendFinder Networks data breach at more than million accounts. These early estimates were based on the size of the databases being processed by LeakedSource, as well as offers being made by others online claiming to possess 20 million to 70 million FriendFinder records - most of them coming from AdultFriendFinder.
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Like all sectors -- government, retail, finance and healthcare -- the adult and porn businesses are feeling the consequences of not making security a priority, in the worst possible ways. Namely, by getting hacked and pwned, hard. Take for example this week's breach-bloodbath , in which FriendFinder Networks FFN lost their Sourcefire code to criminal hackers and put their users in serious risk.