Passwords were encrypted, but insecurely, and Leaked Source says it has managed to crack 99% of them.It's not clear who was behind the attack, though Leaked Source says it occurred in October 2016.That said, given the nature of the sites affected, it has the potential to be compromising to some users if the data starts circulating widely.In the aftermath of the Ashley Madison attack, numerous users reported receiving extortion and blackmail attempts.
And 38% of Americans who are single and actively looking for a partner have used online dating at one point or another.These are among the key findings of a national survey of dating and relationships in the digital era, the first dedicated study of this subject by the Pew Research Center’s Internet Project since 2005.One in every ten American adults has used an online dating site or a mobile dating app.But lately, with adultery-arranging site Ashley Madison hacked and 'swipe-right-to-like' app Tinder accused of commoditising dating, companies in the business of arranging encounters have been thrust, excuse the pun, into the spotlight. (Wearing a mask and brandishing a plastic sword as a fancy-dress assassin.) I explain I'm a journalist.Is the industry facing a backlash of 12-inch proportions or merely ripples of discomfort from society getting used to more liberal ways of living? They admit to being disappointed in their search for a bisexual woman to 'play with'. they may show some intention but it never leads to anything.' A man, who insists on Skyping to check I'm real, says he's had success arranging private offline encounters - and prefers Heaven to online competitors like Fab Swingers and Adult Friend Finder.