This isn't even the first time Adult Friend Finder has been hacked.
Back in May 2015, news broke that it was breached, albeit on a smaller scale — 3.9 million user accounts were circulating online.
According to a new study, some 90 million people around the world used location-based dating apps like Tinder and Momo last month.
Everyone is drinking, peering into their screens and swiping on the faces of strangers they may have sex with later that evening. “Ew, this guy has Dad bod,” a young woman says of a potential match, swiping left.Her friends smirk, not looking up.“Tinder sucks,” they say. At a booth in the back, three handsome twentysomething guys in button-downs are having beers.Immediately upon learning this information, we took several steps to review the situation and bring in the right external partners to support our investigation." (It did not directly confirm that user accounts were stolen.) 2016 is shaping up to be a massive year for hacks.Multiple huge data breaches have come to light in recent months (though some occurred years ago), including the theft of 360 million My Space accounts, a Linked In hack that took more than 100 million accounts, and the mammoth 500-million-account hack of Yahoo, apparently by a state-sponsored actor.Friend Finder Networks did not immediately respond to Business Insider's request for comment.
But it told ZDNet, which also verified a sample of the data, that "over the past several weeks, Friend Finder has received a number of reports regarding potential security vulnerabilities from a variety of sources.
In fact, they can remember whom Alex has slept with in the past week more readily than he can.“Brittany, Morgan, Amber,” Marty says, counting on his fingers. Alex, his friends agree, is a Tinder King, a young man of such deft “text game”—“That’s the ability to actually convince someone to do something over text,” Marty explains—that he is able to entice young women into his bed on the basis of a few text exchanges, while letting them know up front he is not interested in having a relationship.“How does he ”But Marty, who prefers Hinge to Tinder (“Hinge is my thing”), is no slouch at “racking up girls.” He says he’s slept with 30 to 40 women in the last year: “I sort of play that I could be a boyfriend kind of guy,” in order to win them over, “but then they start wanting me to more …
and I just don’t.”“Dude, that’s not cool,” Alex chides in his warm way.
There’s always something better.” “If you had a reservation somewhere and then a table at Per Se opened up, you’d want to go there,” Alex offers.“Guys view everything as a competition,” he elaborates with his deep, reassuring voice. ” With these dating apps, he says, “you’re always sort of prowling.
You could talk to two or three girls at a bar and pick the best one, or you can swipe a couple hundred people a day—the sample size is so much larger. Crew; senior at Parsons; junior at Pace; works in finance …
It’s a balmy night in Manhattan’s financial district, and at a sports bar called Stout, everyone is Tindering.