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It warned of significant attacks — not just to Adult Friend Finder accounts but also those of its sister sites.
The hack included even 15 million ‘deleted’ accounts, which the site kept for unknown reasons.
It would also mark the second such incident at the company in two years.
Friend Finder Networks did not confirm or deny the breach when reached by The Washington Post.
A database of usernames, emails, and passwords of footloose and fancy free members, along with those from associated websites, has leaked and surfaced online.
The breach has not been confirmed by the site’s parent company Friend Finder Networks, which is reportedly looking into claims of yet ahother hack.
The previous Friend Finder Network breach came to light in May 2015 and affected 3.5 million accounts.
Certificate management firm Venafi claimed that private information such as passwords appeared to have been protected using only the obsolete SHA-1 hashing algorithm.A hack against popular adult dating and entertainment company Friend Finder Networks exposed data related to more than 412 million user accounts, according to a report from breach notification site Leaked Source.If the report is correct, that would make the breach one of the largest on record in terms of the number of accounts affected.“Immediately upon learning this information, we took several steps to review the situation and bring in the right external partners to support our investigation,” a statement issued over the weekend reads.The news first came to light via Leaked Source, a so-called “breach notification site”.
The cache may also include 15 million email addresses connected to deleted accounts, according to Leaked Source.