It did not acknowledge the number of records exposed.
Although FFN advised users who might be reading its press release to change their passwords, it still hasn't notified its customers directly, and there are no notifications on any of its compromised websites.
They wrote about the files saying, "there is a ton of personally identifiable information (PII) sitting in a forum on the Darknet that has been viewed 1,756 times."Driving home the harm to consumers, the post explained, "It is unknown how many times the breached data files have been downloaded.
After their October disclosure got Friend Finder's attention, Revolver tweeted that FFN's security issue was resolved and "no customer information ever left their site" -- which was clearly untrue. Friend Finder Network conceded in a press release that it was "addressing a security incident involving certain customer usernames, passwords and email addresses" on Monday.
Compulsory K-12 education and pressure to attend a four-year college (even if it entails accruing crippling debt) mean that making friends into your early twenties is easy. If you even had to think about that because it's more than two, please just log out. And it could be, like, a gift card someone picked up at CVS on the way to dinner? Are you going to be weird about it and keep trying to push "cooler" music on them when they're perfectly happy with the music they listen to and have no desire to change? You won't beat those odds by continuing to live your insular and regimented life, but, then again, you also won't have to put all that emotional and logistical energy into fostering a new friendship when you've already got a ton going on and can barely handle maintaining the friendships you've managed to keep post-college, much less all those half-assed work friendships and neighborhood "buddies" who expect you to remember their names. Maybe just skip it and start watching that new show on Amazon that everyone keeps talking about.
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Suffice to say, federal employees are in the category of pervs who need to make sure they aren't reusing any of those bad passwords on other accounts.
As we discovered by files exposed in the Ashley Madison breach, Friend Finder wasn't removing profiles that users believed to have been closed or removed.