Hacker stole and sold user data on dark web


In May 2019, the company confirmed a data breach that was first reported in April when an attacker began selling data from breached companies including theirs. The intrusion occurred in February and involved an "inactive data storage file" that contained user data from 2013 and earlier.

For 10 million accounts, the exposed information included names, phone numbers, addresses, dates of birth, genders and plaintext passwords. 101 million unique email addresses were also exposed (91 million of which were recipients of invites and 10 million were members).

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Courtenay Brammar

Experienced global enterprise risk and governance professional. Previously Vice President at Morgan Stanley, Deloitte Risk Advisory practitioner and PRMIA steering committee member in both London and New York.

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