The owner of the Ashley Madison adultery website said on Friday it will pay $11.2 million to settle U.S. litigation brought on behalf of roughly 37 million users whose personal details were exposed in a July 2015 data breach.
The owner of hacked infidelity website Ashley Madison will pay a sharply discounted $1.66m penalty to settle US investigations into lax data security and deceptive practices.
Infidelity site Ashley Madison, famously hacked last year, is now being investigated by the Federal Trade Commission.
A federal judge has ruled that Ashley Madison users can sue the dating website for cheaters, but only if they reveal their real names.
Ashley Madison claims it has added 4 million members to the site since a hack on the adultery dating site revealed the identities of thousands of cheating spouses over the summer.
A married Israeli man who had an account on famous infidelity dating website Ashley Madison has filed a lawsuit against its operators after his details were exposed publically.
Ashley Madison owner Avid Life Media (ALM) was running an online escort service, according to a report published this week.
NEW YORK — The CEO of adultery website Ashley Madison is stepping down in the wake of the massive breach of the company’s computer systems and outing of millions of its members.
The Ashley Madison hackers released hundreds of emails linked to the man behind the infidelity site that seem to reveal the CEO had multiple affairs, despite claims he stayed faithful to his wife.
As the hackers who declared war on the Ashley Madison website for those seeking extramarital affairs continue to release databases with the details of subscribers, millions of users fearfully await the potentially destructive consequences of the exposure.