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This means that the page is not protected against directory traversal characters, such as dot-dot-slash, which can lead to code being injected into a path that leads to a file. The main purpose of the security breach seemed to be to harvest private information that was weakly secured. was hacked exposing 4 million accounts which contained sensitive information including sexual preferences and whether a user was looking for an external affair. One of the biggest reasons SHA-1 is vulnerable is because of an exploit called “collision”.
One security analyst had previously warned the company of a local file inclusion flaw, and following that warning the hackers were able to run malicious software. A collision occurs when two different message inputs, or passwords, generate the same hash.
Users should keep in mind that everything they post or share online may become public one day.
Over 99% of account passwords were leaked and large amounts of confidential data such as sexual preferences and marital status were also compromised.
This stolen information has in large part been posted to various places across the internet making the information easily accessible to malicious opportunists and to the general public. This attack is very common and there are straightforward ways to prevent these attacks.
If confirmed, the breach would be largest known breach of personal data this year.
It is the second time in as many years that Adult Friend Finder has been hacked, following 3.5 million user records being exposed in May 2015.
The Adult Friend Finder and other sister companies are a huge target for hackers.