“We are currently in the process of double-checking that all affected accounts have had their passwords reset and have received an email notification.” as listed in the purloined directory, he suggested I might have “illegally accessed” some of the company’s member accounts.He also noted that “a large portion of the records located in the affected table related to old, inactive or deleted accounts.” “The number of active members affected by this event is considerably less than the 42 million that you have previously quoted,” Bolton said.The website's login page has had an error active for weeks, Ars Technica reports.It's because the login page doesn't use HTTPS encryption to keep its users safe, Ars Technica explains.
“Find sex by contacting fellow Fling members and get laid tonight,” the site reads.
The hack job was done in January, but wasn’t revealed until the incident was exposed by security researcher Brian Krebs. The hackers were either a notorious gang of cyber-outlaws or some bored, hyper-genius 14 year-old conducting the hacking-escapades from this bedroom in rural Ohio.
According to , the breach reveals some interesting stats: Over three quarters of the users had registered with one of the following: a Hotmail, Gmail or Yahoo email address.
Put as simply as possible: HTTP is the data used by websites to transmit information online.
Companies such as should use encryption for data to protect passwords when users log in.