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Compromised data: Email addresses, Password hints, Passwords, Usernames In May 2015, the adult hookup site Adult Friend Finder was hacked and nearly 4 million records dumped publicly.The data dump included extremely sensitive personal information about individuals and their relationship statuses and sexual preferences combined with personally identifiable information.The data was being actively traded on underground forums and included email addresses, birth dates and passwords.
The unencrypted hints also disclosed much about the passwords adding further to the risk that hundreds of millions of Adobe customers already faced.
Compromised data: Email addresses, IP addresses, Passwords, Usernames In 2016, the site dedicated to helping people hack email and online gaming accounts known as suffered multiple data breaches.
The site allegedly had an administrator in common with the nefarious Leaked Source site, both of which have since been shut down.
The email addresses alone were provided to HIBP to enable impacted users to assess their exposure.
Compromised data: Address book contacts, Apps installed on devices, Cellular network names, Dates of birth, Device information, Email addresses, Genders, Geographic locations, IMEI numbers, IMSI numbers, IP addresses, Names, Phone numbers, Profile photos, Social media profiles In September 2016, data allegedly obtained from the Chinese gaming website known as and containing 6.5M accounts was leaked online.