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Suicides Prompt Dating Site To Go After Hackers

August 24, 2015

Extra-marital dating site Ashley Madison is claiming that two suicides by its members can be traced to the release of personal information by hackers, who attempted to blackmail the site. In response, AM is offering a $500,000 reward for the identities of the hackers, calling in police and private investigators for help, and appealing to the global community of hackers. On July 12, hackers threatened to release e-mail addresses, credit card data, and other personal information of thousands of Ashley Madison users unless the company shut down. When the company failed to comply, people identifying themselves as Impact Team unleashed a massive data dump.

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