Ashley Madison Hack – What Can You Do

The users of the site Ashley Madison have had their details leaked by the ” Impact Team “ Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table Normal”; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:””; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:12.0pt; font-family:Cambria; mso-ascii-font-family:Cambria; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Cambria; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;} The hackers, who called themselves the Impact Team, demanded that Avid Life Media, owner of AshleyMadison.com and its companion site Established Men, take down the two sites. A data dump, 9.7 gigabytes in size, was posted to the “dark” web using an Onion address accessible only through the Tor browser.  The files appear to include account details and log-ins for some 32 million users of the social networking site, touted as the premier site for married individuals seeking partners for affairs. Seven years worth of credit card and other payment transaction details are also part of the dump, going… Read More

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The Ashley Madison Breach Was Not Their Only Issue

News sources have reported on the Ashley Madison security breach where the 37 million users details were being held to ransom by ” The Impact Team “. However this turns out to not be their only problem. Users of the site need to sign up with an email account and here is where the issue lies. If you go to the Members login , then Lost Login and enter the email address you will get 2 distinctive replies based on the email address you have entered. This is the reply you will receive that means the email address you entered is not on the list. This is the reply that “until a few hours ago” you will receive if the email address you entered is on the Ashley Madison list. Notice that there is now no send box or a place to enter your email address There are reports that… Read More

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