The breach included 300 million Adult Friend Finder user accounts, including account data for 15 million accounts that had supposedly been "deleted".
The passwords had not been encrypted at all, or encrypted with the obsolete and insecure SHA-1.
With any tragedy such as this, news sources quickly provide us as much information as they can.
With James Holmes, the portrayal that surfaced was one of a polite, intelligent, loner who’s friends could never imagine how this happened.
While it has been continulously reported that James Holmes was nearly brilliant, new reports are certainly contrasting that report. ’ Asks James Holmes on Adult Sex Profile While an online search for mass-murder suspect James Holmes across the usual social networks such as Facebook and Twitter has come up empty, TMZ is reporting Holmes’s identity on a different kind of social network — Adult Friend Finder.
A gentlemen named John Jacobson, who led the internship program at the University of California’s prestigious Salk Institute in San Diego, called Holmes “thickheaded, uncommunicative and irresponsible.” Jacobson added that Holmes should not have been accepted into the program in the first place because his grades were not worthy. James Holmes Wanted Casual Sex, Hinted At Crime (CBS News) CENTENNIAL, Colo.
By all reports, James Holmes was not successful in pursuit of women via this site.
Holmes’ profile on the website has reportedly already been taken down but his profile is reportedly real.
All previous hacks of Adult Friend Finder that I am aware of were done by hackers who simply wanted to know whether their girlfriend, or boyfriend was possibly cheating on them.
Adult Friend Finder (AFF) is an internet-based, adult-oriented social network, online dating service and swinger personals community website, founded by Andrew Conru in 1996.
In 2007 AFF was one of the 100 most popular sites in the United States Days after the site went live, Conru found that people were posting naked pictures of themselves and seeking partners for adult-oriented activities.
His erroneous acceptance into the program was based on supposed computer programmings skills he had acquired. – Alleged Colorado theater gunman James Holmes was in solitary confinement in the Arapahoe County Jail awaiting his first court appearance Monday.
In the end, Jacobson summarized his times with Holmes simply: “My experience with him was quite bad”. Sex website probed in Colorado shooting probe Law enforcement authorities are investigating a sex website, Adult Friend Finder, which had an account of a person who resembled Colorado movie-theater shooting suspect James E. Richard Cummings is writer, traveler, and web content developer.