Some of the claims were false extortion attempts, Ballou said, but the company did identify and fix a vulnerability that was related to dating site for expats the ability to access source code through an injection vulnerability.
British broadcaster Channel 4 reported, thursday that the website had been breached, although information regarding the breach had been trickling out in a low-key way for some time.The initial posting of the data is believed to have occurred in the March/April 2015 timeframe with most information security companies, researchers, and the public at large becoming aware the breach mid-to-late last week.This is especially bad for the 78,301 people who used.mil email address, or the 5,650 people who used.gov email address, to register their FriendFinder Networks account.The site can only be reached using the.Error: Please check your email address.They owe my guy money.".
We discussed the possibility of attacks ranging from SQL injection, to the employment of exploit kits and potential malware.
This breach will most certainly be a lesson learned for those impacted by it, however, it should really be a lesson for all of us who use various online services everyday.Salted Hash reached out to FriendFinder Networks and Penthouse Global Media Inc.It is a pervo website."We cannot speculate further about this issue, but rest assured, we pledge to take the appropriate steps needed to protect our customers if they are affected it said.Another curiosity in the data centers on accounts with an email address of @m.Neither method is considered secure by any stretch of the imagination and furthermore, the hashed passwords seem to have been changed to all lowercase before storage which made them far easier to attack but means the credentials will be slightly less useful for malicious hackers.