Large online dating site AdultFriendFinder confirms data breach (UPDATED)

Mike Snider reports:

One of the largest online dating sites, the 64 million-member, has contacted law enforcement and high-profile security firm FireEye to investigate a data breach.

Information including sexual preference, marital status and other personal data (dates of birth, email addresses and addresses) for as many as 4 million members may have been stolen and posted on “dark web” sites, according to U.K. news agency Channel 4, which first reported the incident.

Read more on USA Today.

Update: Steve Ragan has more details on the hacker and possible motivation on CSO.

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