Have an affair.” The data released by the hacker or hackers — which self-identify as The Impact Team — includes sensitive internal data stolen from Avid Life Media (ALM), the Toronto-based firm that owns Ashley Madison as well as related hookup sites Cougar Life and Established Men.
But is this because its so easy to sign up - with no profile needed other than answering a few questions - or is it because most of its users are fake?
Read on to find out."There are many single people on Ashley Madison that wish to meet attached people for various reasons.
Ashley Madison has been featured extensively in the news because of its unusual tag line: "Life Is Short.
Have An Affair." Not unexpectedly then, there are a large number of people using the site (5.2 million according to their index page as of January 2010).
Discretion of its members privacy is obvious (and warranted), so don't be surprised if you have to contact people individually to see pictures of them.
With its high number of members and ease of use, I'd recommend the site to anyone who is willing to take a bit of time and look around to see how many other paid users are on the site, as well as how many are active users (i.e.For now, it appears the hackers have published a relatively small percentage of Ashley Madison user account data and are planning to publish more for each day the company stays online.“Too bad for those men, they’re cheating dirtbags and deserve no such discretion,” the hackers continued.logged in in the past month) are in your area before paying the requisite fees.At the same time, there are reports from several readers that the site doesn't deliver on their promises (see reviews below), and that most of the female members are fake.Credits can be used for a number of things, and different actions cost different numbers of credits: The site accepts credits cards, Pay Pal, Interac money transfer, mail, courier or Western Union as payment.