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What's often not highlighted in these cases is the monetary value of such a breach.
Many would argue that having an email address and the associated data might be of little value.
According to Leaked Source, reports The Guardian: "'Passwords were stored by Friend Finder Networks either in plain visible format or SHA1 hashed (peppered).
Neither method is considered secure by any stretch of the imagination.'" Among the leaked accounts are some FFN should not necessarily have had to lose in the first place.
Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Over 412 million accounts -- including 16 million "deleted" accounts -- were leaked from FFN sites, including Adult Friend Finder.com, Penthouse.com, Stripshow.com, Cams.com, and i
Although the size of the breach is far greater, the nature of the data is less intimate than the previous FFN breach.
In addition to the 16 million "deleted" accounts is the user database, which FFN had access to, despite having sold in February.
Included in the leak were 96 million Hotmail accounts, 78,301 US military email accounts, and 5,650 US government accounts.
The leaked information included credit card numbers, usernames, passwords, birth dates, physical addresses and personal — you know — preferences.
That is, if Adult Friend Finder were using a solution that provided visibility into network traffic.
Ziften ZFlow™ enables network visibility into the cloud to catch aberrant data transfers and attribute to specific executing processes.
This time, email addresses, passwords, dates of last visits, browser information, IP addresses, and site membership status were revealed, reports The Guardian, citing data breach monitoring service Leaked Source.
Last year's breach also included users' dates of birth, postal codes, sexual preferences, and whether they were seeking extramarital affairs.
In this case, the administrator would have had two opportunities to notice the abnormality: 1) At the database level, as the data was extracted.