Online Dating Site Hack Exposes Millions Of Users’ Sexual Preferences
There are advantages to maintaining one’s virginity past one’s 20s and not being sex-obsessed. Case in point.
- May 25, 2015
- by Tamerra Griffin
The dating site boasts its ability to accommodate the desires of its clientele of more than 64 million subscribers who seek a range of romantic and sexual encounters.
“Adult FriendFinder has helped millions of people find traditional partners, swinger groups, threesomes, and a variety of other alternative partners,” its website reads.
When users sign up, they are encouraged to detail their sexual preferences, including their personal desires. This information — in addition to email addresses, passwords, birthdays, and zip codes — was revealed through the hack.
(Link): CNN reported some users are beginning to be identified by name, and that those who dwell in smaller towns are especially vulnerable to exposure.
Some hackers have already taken the leak as an opportunity to smear some of its users, which reportedly include a state tax worker from California, a navy intelligence official, and a police academy commander from Washington.