The site has up to 64 million members and claims to have helped a good number of people find partners, swinger groups, threesomes and a variety of other alternative partners.
When signing up for an account, customers must enter their gender, which gender they are interested in hooking up with and what kind of situations they desire.
No credit data has yet been uncovered as part of the hack.
Andrew Auernheimer, a computer hacker who looked through the files, used Twitter to publicly identify the Adult dating site customers that included a Washington police academy commander, an FAA employee, a California state tax worker and a naval intelligence officer who supposedly tried to cheat on his wife.
This threat may not be a massive spamming operation.
allows the sending of cards to multiple recipients, but that could only produce extremely limited spammed messages compared to the volume of mails from automated spamming tools.
The spammed messages are already blocked by the Trend Micro Smart Protection Network.The hack took place in March and was first uncovered by an independent IT security consultant Bev Robb. Teksecurity did not name the site that was hacked but this week England’s Channel 4News reported on the hack that Adult Friend Finder was named as the victim.The exposed details from the site were of personal nature including email addresses, usernames, birthdays and zip codes in addition to sexual preferences.The stolen data reveals the sexual preferences of users, whether they’re gay or straight, and even indicates which ones might be seeking extramarital affairs.In addition, the hackers have revealed email addresses, usernames, dates of birth, postal codes and unique internet addresses of users’ computers.