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He wrote it is alarming "the mob that is the Internet is more than willing to serve as judge, jury, and executioner" and members of the site "don’t deserve a flogging in the virtual town square with millions of onlookers." Users whose details were leaked are filing a 7 million class-action lawsuit against Avid Dating Life and Avid Media, the owners of Ashley Madison, through Canadian law firms Charney Lawyers and Sutts, Strosberg LLP.
The remaining were used only one time, the day they were registered.
And they're traded on file-sharing platforms (which also requires special software and clicking on dubious downloads).
But now anyone can check if his or her spouse was cheating -- just by filling out a form.
On 18 and 20 August, the group leaked more than 25 gigabytes of company data, including user details.
Because of the site's policy of not deleting users' personal information – including real names, home addresses, search history and credit card transaction records – many users feared being publicly shamed.
In its message, the group blamed Avid Life Media, accusing the company of deceptive practices: "We have explained the fraud, deceit, and stupidity of ALM and their members. Too bad for ALM, you promised secrecy but didn't deliver." None of the accounts on the website need email verification for the profile to be created, meaning that people often create profiles with fake email addresses, and sometimes people who have similar names accidentally confuse their email address, setting up accounts for the wrong email address.Someone has even created a custom Google Map that displays some of Ashley users' addresses registered with the website. Some people were idiotic enough to sign up using company and government work email addresses, making them especially easy to positively identify.Are you suffering consequences of the Ashley Madison hack? Our quick review found 6,904 addresses linked to the Canadian and American governments, plus another 7,239 in the U. Army, 3,531 in the Navy, 1,114 Marines and 628 in the Air Force.Usually, hacked data is difficult to reach or sort through.Stolen files are posted on the Dark Web (which requires a special web browser called Tor).