Director parent company Ashley Madison gets on after disastrous hack




The director of the hit by a hacking Ashley Madison gets on. The parent company of the dating site for cheaters, Avid Life Media, says looking to move to a new director. Until that time, veterans take the helm.

The scandal gained international attention from the press. Partly because director Noel Biderman will therefore have to leave the company. Avid Life Media does not confirm this, but said Friday in a statement only that the departure of Biderman is in the interest of the company.

Biderman’s position became untenable after apparently malicious break-ins last month at the company’s systems behind the dating site for people in a relationship. The customer data of the members of Ashley Madison, but also from sister sites Established Men and Cougar Life ended thereby street. It is about 50 gigabytes of data. Also copied the criminals the emails of the employees of Avid Life Media, including that of Biderman.

The criminals operated under the name Impact Team and vomiting because they find the sites immoral. They creaked Ashley Madison because the Full Delete feature, which cost users $ 19, not actually erased the data from the servers. For now, the data of Cougar Life and Established It is not leaked, but it can still happen.

Meanwhile, trying to figure out Avid Life Media who was behind the massive attack. It works in conjunction with the Canadian police and praises a reward of 500,000 Canadian dollars, converted 326 000 euros, for the one who knows how to deliver information to leading the authorities to the hackers.

Avid Life Media reports finally that Ashley Madison affected by the hack Established Men and Cougar Life remain online and continue to exist. The company claims to make adjustments in order to prevent new criminals managed to break into the future and know dates to loot.


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