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What Should the Users of Ashley Madison Do?

Security-minded professionals offer their advice at Black Hat party.

So much has been written about the Ashley Madison hack, and more has been written about how organizations can respond and survive a breach. But security pros have yet to offer any advice to the users of Ashley Madison as to what they can do now. At GuidePoint Security’s “Ask the Experts” party at the 2015 Black Hat Conference, I asked security-minded people for advice on what users of Ashley Madison should do now. After they gave me a lot of “I told you so” advice, I pushed them for some real guidance. Unfortunately, not much of it was that helpful.

David Spark is a veteran tech journalist and founder of the brand journalism firm Spark Media Solutions. Spark has reported on the tech scene for more than 18 years in more than 40 media outlets. He blogs regularly at the Spark Minute, and you can listen to him weekly on his ... View Full Bio
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RyanSepe,
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8/7/2015 | 8:35:14 AM
Just wait and pray I guess
There is really nothing you can do if you are the users besides wait and ride it out. I think before signing up you should definitely understand the implications of what might happen if you were caught and if you were not equipped to handle them you should not sign up.
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sford33601,
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8/7/2015 | 8:05:15 AM
What Shoud the Users of Ashley Madison Do?
What Shoud the Users of Ashley Madison Do?...not cheat on their spouses :)
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