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A number of 15 Excel spreadsheets containing sensitive information about users of the adult version of the online dating service Friend Finder have been published on an underground forum.

The website is intended for people looking for casual sex and has a subscriber base of tens of millions of users worldwide.

Company has learned about the incident only recently
The company has released a statement on Friday saying that it “has just been made aware of a potential data security issue” and is currently making efforts to understand the full scope of the incident.

Law enforcement is already involved in the investigation and forensics experts from FireEye’s Mandiant have been called in to assess the damage, provide mitigation solutions and measures to prevent similar events in the future.

The amount of individuals affected by the leak reaches 3.9 million, according to UK’sChannel 4 News on Thursday, whose email addresses, usernames, dates of birth, postal codes, sexual orientation, gender, race and computer IP addresses are now available online, on a website accessible via Tor anonymity network.
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