This hack, however, does not contain sexual preference information.Leaked sent Vocativ a sample of the hack, and the data contains usernames, emails, passwords, preferred language, and other data.Vice president Diana Ballou said in an email to only that the company “did identify and fix a vulnerability that was related to the ability to access source code through an injection vulnerability.Friend Finder takes the security of its customer information seriously and will provide further updates as our investigation continues.” Penthouse Global Media’s Kelly Holland however made no bones about it: She told that her company was “aware of the data hack and we are waiting on Friend Finder to give us a detailed account of the scope of the breach and their remedial actions in regards to our data.” A notice was posted a couple of days later, but the parent company, Friend Finder Network, has waited a week to start actively warning customers of the issue—which it is doing by surfacing a message when a user logs in to his or her account.While I am not going to go into detail regarding how or why my friend is hacking email addresses, I will be sharing a couple of quick tips which you can use to monitor whether or not your Gmail account is being hacked.This will teach you how to protect your Gmail accounts in the future.While Gmail’s “last account activity” feature can be helpful, there are also other methods of looking into the safety of your Gmail account and keeping it protected.
Despite that, the website continued to store 103 million passwords in its databases in plain text, and encrypted the remaining 232 million using SHA1, an outdated hashing algorithm, according to the hacked data.
Leaked Source had reported the breach last week, saying that hackers gained access to the company’s systems in October.
Adult Friend Finder at first didn’t admit the breach.
User data from its property Cam.com, "one of the largest providers of live model webcams in the world," was also included in the hack.
Unsurprisingly, the passwords revealed in the latest data haul are terrible. "123456," "12345" and "123456789." You have to go through the list to number 13 until you find the slightly more original but still spectacularly useless "pussy." Leaked Source also selected some of the longest real passwords it managed to find.