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Ashley Madison hacked, info of 37million users stolen

2015/07/20

Help Net Security - (International) Hackers calling themselves "The Impact Team" reportedly accessed and stole personal information and financial records of 37 million of Avid Life's Ashley Madison Web site as well as user databases for 2 other sites that the company owns. The hack was perpetrated in response to Avid Life's failure to provide its offered "full delete" feature for user profiles.

Source: http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=18643

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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