The compromised information included sexual preferences and personal details, whether they are gay or straight, and whether they are seeking extramarital affairs, along with email addresses, usernames, dates of birth, postcodes and the unique internet addresses of users' computers.
Suffice to say, federal employees are in the category of pervs who need to make sure they aren't reusing any of those bad passwords on other accounts.
As we discovered by files exposed in the Ashley Madison breach, Friend Finder wasn't removing profiles that users believed to have been closed or removed.
Porn industry trade association Free Speech Coalition, for its part, is trying to lead the charge.
They recently released a brief with the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT) to try and push porn sites to level up their secure connections and all use https.
Right now, generally the adult sites that have better security are indies outside the mainstream industry, like queer porn sites and sex culture blogs (like mine).
Hopefully we don't need to have another OPM-of-adult security tragedy, like the Friend Finder debacle, to see the leading porn sites with the majority of users get up to speed in the fight against hack attacks.It did not acknowledge the number of records exposed.Although FFN advised users who might be reading its press release to change their passwords, it still hasn't notified its customers directly, and there are no notifications on any of its compromised websites.Right now, giants like Pornhub and Brazzers don't have https.Encouraging adult sites to make small changes for better security, from hookup networks such as Friend Finder to porn tube sites, is a larger undertaking than you'd think.More than 900,000 accounts used the password "123456," 101,046 used "password," tens of thousands used words like "pussy" and "fuckme" -- which we suppose is exactly what Friend Finder did to the user by storing their passwords so recklessly.