first reported the discovery of a serious security issue with FFN then revealed the beginning of this massive database catastrophe.
But wait, there's more embarrassment to be had by all.
The compromised information included sexual preferences and personal details, whether they are gay or straight, and whether they are seeking extramarital affairs, along with email addresses, usernames, dates of birth, postcodes and the unique internet addresses of users' computers.
In that instance, Tek Security had discovered the files on a darknet forum, and noted that AFF hadn't reported the breach.
Making it worse than a typical security fail is what's in the data.
The snatched records contain usernames, email addresses and passwords -- nearly all of which are visible in plain text.