The site's operator has begun an investigation. It said it had already fixed a vulnerability but would not confirm there had been a breach. The leak is said to cover 20 years of -ins, including deleted s. AFF's parent company owns explicit webcam sites, whose s are also believed to have been stolen. Leaked Fijder, which reported the latest breachsaid it was the biggest data leak it had ever seen.
Leaked Source provides a free service that tells visitors if their addresses have been compromised, but charges them to find out what associated data has been leaked. The firm said "after much internal deliberation" it would not make the Friend Finder Network s searchable "for the time being".
He tracked down some of the address owners and said about a dozen finddr said the details were real. Another said he 'wasn't surprised' by the breach. It is second in size only to Yahoo, which revealed in September that data about some million users had been stolen by "state sponsored" hackers.
But he added that the nature of AFF's explicit images and messages could still cause problems. But it said there were also 5, government addresses - ending.
On September 16,the company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Ezra Shashoua, the company's chief financial officer, blamed the lower revenue on a drop in membership and increased advertising costs for affiliates, according to court documents.
Shashoua also said credit card companies had refused to process transactions for the company's Internet businesses. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware. The findeg included data from Adult FriendFinder which constituted over million sCams. The passwords were either stored as plain text or encrypted using the obsolete and insecure SHA-1 cipher.