Dudes, we have an actual phishing trouble with this grown pal Finder (AFF) hack. This kind of mature site the most heavily-trafficked web pages into the U.S. and has now 40 million registered users. These end-users are a security breach waiting to take place.
You might have been aware of they, however in small the story is that the AFF webpages due $248,000 to someone, totally possible a joint venture partner that has been eating them website traffic, and it seems that AFF failed to pay upwards. The affiliate got a hacker buddy who phone calls himself ROR[RG] and this chap chose to teach AFF a lesson.
The guy hacked them, exfiltrated no less than 4 million documents after which delivered them a ransom money demand of $100,000 to come back the info. Once again, obviously AFF would not shell out upwards (once again) and ROR[RG] in retaliation submitted these documents on a Darknet Tor web site full of loads of very individual, painful and sensitive information, like what their age is, sexual needs, state, postcode, login name, internet protocol address, and if they have been partnered or single, gay or direct, and are also selecting a “cheating one night stand” or more why don’t we refer to it as unorthodox sexual activities. With some little bit of digging, this type of person relatively simple to track down. Bev Robb, who does malware and dark Web research, composed a blog article showing how simple its. (more…)