Adult cam hack
Friend Finder Networks, the company behind adult dating site Adult Friend Finder has been hit with a massive hack — exposing more than 400 million user accounts.
The news comes via Leaked Source, a site that monitors data breaches, which has obtained a copy of the stolen user accounts.
Unlike an IP camera (which connects using Ethernet or Wi-Fi), a webcam is generally connected by a USB cable, or similar cable, or built into computer hardware, such as laptops.
The term "webcam" (a clipped compound) may also be used in its original sense of a video camera connected to the Web continuously for an indefinite time, rather than for a particular session, generally supplying a view for anyone who visits its web page over the Internet.
The snatched records contain usernames, email addresses and passwords -- nearly all of which are visible in plain text.
A webcam is a video camera that feeds or streams its image in real time to or through a computer to a computer network.
"Our investigation is ongoing but we will continue to ensure all potential and substantiated reports of vulnerabilities are reviewed and if validated, remediated as quickly as possible," it said.
(Reuters) - Login credentials for over 412 million users of adult websites run by California-based Friend Finder Networks Inc.Since friends only have a limited period of time to admire your spontaneous moments, you want to make them count.While you might have already turned yourself into a scary rabbit or swapped faces, have you thrown confetti or put on a green filter?The 412 million accounts go back 20 years, it says, and the lion's share comes from Adult Friend Finder — almost 340 million.
Another 63 million come from adult webcam site Cams.com, 7 million come from adult magazine Penthouse.com, and over a million apiece from and i The hack and dump performed on FFN has exposed 412,214,295 accounts, according to breach notification site Leaked Source, which disclosed the extent of the privacy disaster on Sunday.