Some 22% of 25-34 year olds and 17% of 35-44 year olds are online daters.Online dating is also relatively popular among the college-educated, as well as among urban and suburban residents.“The security of our members’ information remains our top priority and, upon learning of this incident, we took immediate action,” it said.
Adult Friend Finder.com, part of Sunnyvale, California-based Friend Finder Networks Inc, said it had contacted law enforcement, including the FBI, and a private investigative team to review the incident. recently became aware of a potential data security incident,” the company said in a statement on Friday.
A data breach at a website billed as "the world's largest sex and swinger" community may expose personal and sexual information on millions of users worldwide, a report said Friday.
Stolen data from some 3.9 million members of Adult Friend Finder was leaked by hackers, according to an investigation by Britain's Channel 4.
Security researcher Graham Cluley said in a blog post Friday that the website has an obligation to inform its 63 million members worldwide."How about posting a warning on your website so your members can look out for phishing emails, or malware which might be sent to them?
" Cluley said."What about some advice about the type of threats that users could be exposed to -- including, potentially, blackmail -- if their membership of the site is uncovered?