Adult Friend Finder has been hit with a data breach 10 times larger than last year’s Ashley Madison attack, and anyone worried that their information may be out will be able to search the adult website’s hacked database.
The website, which is formally listed as AdultFriendFinder.com, has been around for 20 years as a service to connect people seeking sexual relationships. It advertises itself as “the world’s largest sex and swinger community” and advertises its services across a host of adult websites.
This week the site was hit with what the Washington Post noted was one of the biggest data breach attacks ever, with more than 412 million accounts exposed including many that had been deleted years ago. The details of the hack were not fully clear, including what person or group was responsible or exactly when it may have taken place.
News of the Adult Friend Finder website hack hit the news this week, and was actually forewarned by a Twitter user who noticed the site’s vulnerability.
Officials at Adult Friend Finder noted that they were warned of the vulnerabilities and tried to prevent