Ashley Madison praises reward of 326 000 euros for gold tip about hacking




Avid Life Media, the company behind dating site Ashley Madison, is offering a reward of 500,000 Canadian dollars, converted 326 000 euros, for the one information knows to deliver leading authorities to the hackers in July, with the customer data of the site off went.

During a press conference in Toronto late Bryce Evans, head of the Specialized Criminal Investegations Department of the police force in Toronto, that the investigation into the hack is carried out by his department, but also by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the US Homeland Security, the FBI, and more parties. He calls hackers worldwide to all the information they have about the hackers, who call themselves Team Impact to give directly.

The company behind the dating site for people in a relationship, Avid Life Media, on 12 July this year hacked by Team Impact. The customer data of the members of Ashley Madison, but also from sister sites Established Men and Cougar Life are in the hands of the hackers. E-mails of employees of Avid Life Media have been copied. The Impact team demanded that Ashley Madison and Established Men offline were met, not only because the sites would be immoral, but also because the Full Delete function of Ashley Madison, which users cost $ 19, not actually erased the data from the servers.

Avid Life Media has not succumbed to the Impact Team and as a result it is now more than 50 gigabytes of data on the street. The leak contained an account of Ashley Madison which users can be identified, and an e-mail dump Avid Life Media CEO Noel Biderman. The data of Cougar Life and Established Men are not leaked until now.

At the same time there is a class action lawsuit filed against Avid Life Media because of the failure to protect the data of its users, and create unconfirmed reports circulated that two people have committed suicide as a result of their “unmasking” by the hackers.

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