It's not bigger than Yahoo's abysmal security apocalypse, during which we just found out 500 million accounts were compromised in 2014.
Yet FFN's epic catastrophe far exceeds the likes of e Bay (145M), Anthem (80M), Sony (77M), JP Morgan Chase (76M), Target (70M) and Home Depot (56M).
It did not acknowledge the number of records exposed.
Although FFN advised users who might be reading its press release to change their passwords, it still hasn't notified its customers directly, and there are no notifications on any of its compromised websites.
They're being sold or shared with anyone who might have an interest in them."That's more users than Twitter and a third of Facebook's global membership.We found out this week that "sex and swinger" social network Adult Friend Finder was breached, along with all of its other sites. (FFN) operates Adult Friend Finder.com, webcam sex-work site cams.com, and a few others; a total of six databases were reported in the haul.The hack and dump performed on FFN has exposed 412,214,295 accounts, according to breach notification site Leaked Source, which disclosed the extent of the privacy disaster on Sunday.Stolen Friend Finder Networks files show that 78,301 accounts used a email address, 5,650 used a email.reports addresses associated with the British government include seven email addresses, 1,119 from the Ministry of Defence, 12 from Parliament, 54 UK police email addresses, 437 NHS ones and 2,028 from schools.The idea that there is one "adult industry" is little more than that, an idea.In reality, it's a wide variety of small business entrepreneurs and large legacy businesses, with a ton of independent contractors constantly flowing through the global network.first reported the discovery of a serious security issue with FFN then revealed the beginning of this massive database catastrophe.In October, a researcher who went by the names "1x0123" and "Revolver" posted screenshots on Twitter showing what's known as a Local File Inclusion vulnerability on Adult Friend Finder.Porn industry trade association Free Speech Coalition, for its part, is trying to lead the charge.They recently released a brief with the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT) to try and push porn sites to level up their secure connections and all use https.