ADULT FRIEND FINDER HACKED: I Hear A Lot Of Politicians And Televangelists Are Nervous

Published on May 22, 2015

This is going to have a lot of people sweating. Everything done in the darkness will come to the light, remember that.

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) —More than 3.5 million people’s sexual preferences, fetishes and secrets have been exposed after dating site Adult FriendFinder was hacked.

Adult FriendFinder asks customers to detail their interests and, based on those criteria, matches people for sexual encounters. The site, which boasts 64 million members, claims to have “helped millions of people find traditional partners, swinger groups, threesomes, and a variety of other alternative partners.”

The hack, which took place in March, was first uncovered by independent IT security consultant. Bev Robb on her blog Teksecurity a month ago. But Robb did not name the site that was hacked. It wasn’t until this week, when England’s Channel 4 News reported on the hack, that Adult FriendFinder was named as the victim.

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