Ashley Madison was launched in 2001.
The wiki page explains several of the company’s issues over the past few months.
The data dump included 36 million email addresses for 33 million accounts, along with user names, first and last names, the last four digits of credit cards, personal IP addresses, street addresses, and phone numbers for a large number of them. In total, the hackers released 10GB of compressed data—a staggeringly large amount.
About 10,000 .gov email addresses were exposed.
Users thought that a $19 fee would erase their personal information from the site, we now know that it didn’t.
You can check to see if you or someone you know has an email address associated with the site here.
On August 18th, 2015, the Ashley Madison hackers released the 32 Million User Records to the public. The file was 9.7 Gigabytes.
Ashley Madison is being sued by various individuals for stress, emotional distress, leaking private information among other things.
Two law firms in Canada have launched a $578 Million dollar lawsuit on behalf of “all Canadians” who have been affected by the hack.
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