The breach included names, email addresses and plain text passwords.
Compromised data: Email addresses, IP addresses, Names, Passwords In approximately 2012, it's alleged that the Chinese email service known as 126 suffered a data breach that impacted 6.4 million subscribers.
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The site, which matches people for sexual encounters, was hacked in May 2015, exposing more than 3.5 million accounts.
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In addition to usual personal data including usernames, email addresses, dates of birth and addresses, the stolen data also contains more sensitive information regarding the user’s sexual orientation and preferences, and whether they’re looking for extramarital affairs or not.
The hack included email addresses and passwords collected over 20 years from six adult-oriented Friend Finder websites, including Penthouse.com, according to Leaked Source, which disclosed the breach Sunday.
The data breach monitoring service said bulk of the accounts exposed -- more than 339 million -- came from Adult Friend Finder.com, which the company describes as the "world's largest sex and swinger community." The hack is believed to have occurred in October and included information from more than 15 million accounts Leaked Source believes were deleted by their users but the information was still saved on the network.
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