The Ashley Madison hackers have released the site’s user data, as threatened. Or, at least, that’s what they say they’ve done.
There are strong indications that the data is real — at least, that it’s come from the site. However, it’s likely that much of the data is forged or bogus in some way, so don’t believe everything you read.
“Life is short. Have an affair.” — that was Ashley Madison’s strapline. Worryingly, for some spouses whose names appear in the dump, life might indeed be short.
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