"How about posting a warning on your website so your members can look out for phishing emails, or malware which might be sent to them? "What about some advice about the type of threats that users could be exposed to—including, potentially, blackmail—if their membership of the site is uncovered?Friend Finder Networks, the company behind adult dating site Adult Friend Finder has been hit with a massive hack — exposing more than 400 million user accounts.Stolen data from some 3.9 million members of Adult Friend Finder was leaked by hackers, according to an investigation by Britain's Channel 4.The report said the leaked data included the sexual orientations and preferences of users, and whether they are seeking extramarital affairs.Many adult dating sites focus on the local aspect of finding a match.
The 412 million accounts go back 20 years, it says, and the lion's share comes from Adult Friend Finder — almost 340 million.
Another 63 million come from adult webcam site Cams.com, 7 million come from adult magazine Penthouse.com, and over a million apiece from and i
It's significantly larger than the hack of extramarital affairs dating website Ashley Madison back in 2015, which saw nearly 40 million user accounts leaked to the world.
In the aftermath of the Ashley Madison attack, numerous users reported receiving extortion and blackmail attempts.
Passwords were encrypted, but insecurely, and Leaked Source says it has managed to crack 99% of them.