If only the site's mantra had been: “Life is short. Have a dedicated risk management process in place to protect personal information.”
The online security of notorious cheating website Ashley Madison had "unacceptable shortcomings." That fact must have been bitterly obvious to any of its users who had their names, emails and banking details leaked online in mid-2015. Show More Summary
It’s been a year since extramarital dating site Ashley Madison was hacked and the details of users were made public. No doubt marriages ended as a result of the hack but the event also highlighted just how crap Ashley Madison was at managing IT security and privacy. Show More Summary
Controversial cheating website Ashley Madison has been […]
An investigation into the Ashley Madison hack has found that the site's owners "fell well short" of protecting customer privacy -- but 36 million members of the dating site probably already knew that.
The Australian Privacy Commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim, and the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC), Daniel Therrien, have finished a joint investigation into the data breach of affair facilitating site Ashley Madison — and the results are damning for the dating website’s privacy and personal data security practices. More »
It's another black eye for the beleaguered company.
A few years ago, survey results claiming Facebook was the cause of one-third of divorces had the internet buzzing. And between the Ashley Madison hack scandal; the launch of Instagram direct messaging; the rise of Snapchat; and Tinder's explosive growth, there are now even more digital avenues to facilitate infidelity. Show More Summary
Josh Duggar is in new legal trouble. Matthew McCarthy, a photographer and DJ, is suing Duggar for allegedly using a photo of McCarthy for various dating and social media profiles, including Ashley Madison, OKCupid and Twitter. Duggar, a former executive director for the antigay Family Research Council who rose to fame with his family’s reality [...]
Josh Duggar's problems continue: he is being sued by the guy whose pic he used in his Ashley Madison profile. [Jezebel] Republican statehouses have been doing what they can to make Chief Justice John Roberts look dumb. [Lawyers, Guns and Money] Zika might be changing American opinions on abortion. Show More Summary
The man whom Josh Duggar misrepresented himself as on OkCupid and Ashley Madison dating profiles has filed a lawsuit against the former reality star to seek restitution for being inadvertently connected to the Duggar family, TMZ first...Show More Summary
Josh Duggar is apparently still not out of the woods for last year's revelations of his sexual transgressions. The former 19 Kids and Counting star is now being sued by the man who's avatar he stole when he was looking for hookups online.
Matt McCarthy, a Hollywood DJ, photographer, and model, is suing Josh Duggar for damages, claiming the scandal-plagued reality star used McCarthy's photo for his online profiles, Courthouse News Service reports. TMZ says those profiles included one on cheating site Ashley Madison, and that Duggar is also accused of using McCarthy's...
On Friday, a man named Matthew McCarthy announced he's suing Josh Duggar for using his picture on an Ashley Madison account. Josh Duggar Sued -- That's MY Face on His Ashley Madison Page https://t.co/Eh4NEDek93 — TMZ (@TMZ) August 5,...Show More Summary
Last year, Josh Duggar was the first celebrity name to surface following a massive Ashley Madison hack and subsequent posting of user data. This was a few months after the 19 Kids and Counting star and married father of five was revealed to have molested four of his sisters; shortly ... More »
Reality star Josh Duggar is unwillingly back in the headlines again after the man whose face he stole for his Ashley Madison profile filed a lawsuit against him for appropriating his image. Saying he has been the subject of harassment — being called ‘Duggar’s boy toy” since...
I rarely write about the Duggars in Dirt Bag because 1) they repulse me, and 2) the stories are usually far too dark for something posted before 10:00 am, but this one is a little different. How do I put this? It’s, uh, proof that karma is a shady bitch? Read more...
The guy who says Josh Duggar used his face on several dating and social media sites -- including Ashley Madison -- is suing the reality star for jacking his image. Matthew McCarthy says he's been humiliated since Duggar confessed he was…
An international gathering of hackers is helping companies and organizations tighten cyber security. The Democratic National Committee was the latest major target of cyber thieves. Past victims include Sony, Ashley Madison and Blue Cross-Blue Shield. Mireya Villarreal takes a look ahead to one highly-anticipated presentation on how new credit card technology is vulnerable.
Over the last week, every media outlet has been talking about Ashley Madison, again. No, the dating site hasn’t had another data breach. Instead, they’ve made a big marketing push behind the rebrand of their parent company from Avid Life Media to Ruby, changed up their leadership team, launched their [...]