Hackers online dating
The number of online dating sites out there has exploded in recent years, and with it so too has the number of scammers trying to target your personal information.
As with all internet activity, there are the good guys (and girls! The good guys are those people looking for a legitimate relationship, the bad guys are the con artists that are trying to steal your money, your credit cards and personal identity.
You can now walk in and customise your entire experience. People are now moving from being passively involved with digital to being actively involved.
Not only were their names, addresses and credit card details revealed to the world, but also the fact that these individuals were breaking social taboos by actively seeking to have an affair.
There were some who felt that Ashley Madison's subscribers got what they deserved for seeking to cheat on their spouses and partners.
“Users almost always pay with credit card; their purchase details are not removed as promised, and include real name and address, which is of course the most important information the users want removed.” Their demands continue: “Avid Life Media has been instructed to take Ashley Madison and Established Men offline permanently in all forms, or we will release all customer records, including profiles with all the customers’ secret sexual fantasies and matching credit card transactions, real names and addresses, and employee documents and emails.
The other websites may stay online.” It’s unclear how much of the Ashley Madison user account data has been posted online.