“I operate above reproach and would never do such a thing,” Vickery tells The compromised data reportedly includes addresses, email addresses, height, employment, education, income and locations visited.
Approximately 15 million messages exchanged between users were also made public by the hack.
Vickery told that the database he obtained also contained 15 million messages that were sent between users.
Hunt, who was given the data by an anonymous source, has verified its legitimacy with Beautiful users. "I keep seeing a heap of gov stuff where it probably shouldn't be," he tweeted.
The website, which only allows members who are "voted in" by those of the opposite sex, was hacked last December.
Data stolen in the breach is now being sold online, including sexual preferences, relationship status, income, addresses and more.
With its unapologetically honest attitude and member-curated userbase, Beautiful has created the largest, most exclusive dating site for attractive people in the world, “where beautiful relationships begin.” Beautiful People is available in more than 150 countries and has turned away more than 10 million singles, ensuring that users are only connected with other “aesthetically blessed” men and women.
One of the most common frustrations people express about online dating is that they’re not attracted to the people the dating sites match them with.
When security researcher Chris Vickery informed According to Hunt the available data includes: "Beauty ratings, Car ownership statuses, Dates of birth, Drinking habits, Education levels, Email addresses, Genders, Geographic locations, Home ownership statuses, Income levels, IP addresses, Job titles, Names, Passwords, Personal descriptions, Personal interests, Physical attributes, Sexual preferences, Smoking habits, Website activity". Beautiful People, which claims it is an “exclusively beautiful community” catering to elites, had a data breach five months ago, which the New York City-based company said was quickly patched.But according to cybersecurity expert Troy Hunt, who spoke with in a statement that the breach only involves data that was entered to the website prior to mid-July 2015 and that affected users had already been notified., Greg Hodge, is opening a Los Angeles bar for beautiful people only. The first step to getting in is to join the website, where you send headshots, bodyshots and a profile. Applicants then have to pass a rating process where existing members vote on applicants over a nail-biting 48-hour period. We’ve got to agree there, how many “spirit” one night stands have you heard of? The bar will be an exclusive, members only safe space for the gorgeous people to hang out in, where they won't be visually assaulted by the sight of ugly people. You can be assured only symmetrical beauties are inside so you don’t have a reaction.