Ashley Madison Adultery Website Targeted in Hack

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According to the KrebsOnSecurity blog, the famous adultery website, AshleyMadison.com, has been hacked. Along with the hack they threatened to leak details including credit cards, sexual fantasies, and nude photos. There are as many as 37 million customers on the website.

The dating website AshleyMadison.com’s Canadian parent, Avid Life Media, confirmed the breach on its systems, and said it had since secured the site and was working with law enforcement agencies to trace those behind the attack.

It’s not too surprising a site like Ashley Madison would be targeted since the websites audience has a lot at stake.