Ashley Madison hacked

NEW YORK (AP) — The CEO of adultery website Ashley Madison is stepping down in the wake of the massive breach of the company’s computer systems and outing of millions of its members. Avid Life Media Inc., Ashley Madison’s parent company, says Noel Biderman’s departure was a mutual decision and in the best interest of […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eight people across the U.S. who registered to use Ashley Madison are suing the cheating website after hackers released personal and detailed information on them and millions of other users, including credit card numbers and sexual preferences. The lawsuits were filed between last month and Monday by Ashley Madison users in […]

TORONTO (AP) — The hack of the cheating website Ashley Madison has triggered extortion crimes and led to two unconfirmed reports of suicides, Canadian police said Monday. The company behind Ashley Madison is offering a $500,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of members of a group that hacked the site. Hackers last week […]

NEW YORK (AP) — The Ashley Madison hack is a big reminder to all Web users: If you submit private data online, chances are it will never fully be deleted. The hackers, who stole the data about a month ago and then posted it online this week, claimed in a statement that part of the […]

LONDON (AP) — Husbands and wives across the world are waking up to their partners’ extramarital affairs after a catastrophic leak at adultery website Ashley Madison spewed electronic evidence of infidelity across the Internet. Online forums were buzzing Thursday with users claiming to have found evidence that their significant others were on the site. In […]

LONDON (AP) — Hackers claim to have leaked a massive list of users from Ashley Madison, a matchmaking website for cheating spouses, saying its owners had refused to bow to their demands to close the site. A message posted online said “Time’s Up!” and accused parent company Avid Life Media of deceit and incompetence. “Now […]

NEW YORK (AP) — The parent company of Ashley Madison, a matchmaking website for cheating spouses, says it was hacked and that the personal information of some of its users was posted online. Toronto-based Avid Life Media Inc. says it has had the hackers’ posts, which included personal information, taken down and has hired a […]