Thursday, August 20, 2015

Hackers Post Stolen User Data From Ashley Madison Breach - WSJ

Life is short -- maybe invest more in security next time; also see The Ashley Madison Data Dump, Explained (NYT) and The mind-bending messiness of the Ashley Madison data dump (The Verge)
"On Wednesday, Avid Life confirmed that some of the customer data posted this week in a dark corner of the Internet is legitimate. The disclosure sparked a frenzy as people tried to search for their own names and those of partners, while divorce lawyers said they were searching for potential evidence and a British florist offered a discount on “apology flowers.”

Avid Life’s decision to face down the hackers raises tough moral and legal questions."
Hackers Post Stolen User Data From Ashley Madison Breach - WSJ
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