Dark Reading is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Comments
Hackers Dump Ashley Madison User Database... Where Most People Won't Find It
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
RyanSepe
50%
50%
RyanSepe,
User Rank: Ninja
9/16/2015 | 1:02:36 PM
Re: AM Hackers did a service.
@SamArv

Your post was very informed. AM is not soley for married or in relationship individuals.

However, lets not resort to adding to the hatred within the previous post. The post you responded to was ignorant and I understand your frustration but lets rise above it. We should be sharing information and thoughts here respectfully.

 
Anti_Slime
100%
0%
Anti_Slime,
User Rank: Apprentice
9/15/2015 | 11:59:13 AM
Re: AM Hackers did a service.
I hope these assholes are identified and executed for their crimes invading people's privacy for their bullshit excuses mechanism... Maske sure they can never do this again and execute them immediately.
BobT144
50%
50%
BobT144,
User Rank: Apprentice
9/14/2015 | 12:33:53 PM
Re: AM Hackers did a service.
AM site was not a criminal site. Your views are deluded, and your comments moot. 
BobT144
50%
50%
BobT144,
User Rank: Apprentice
9/14/2015 | 12:33:49 PM
Re: AM Hackers did a service.
AM site was not a criminal site. Your views are deluded, and your comments moot. 
SamArv
100%
0%
SamArv,
User Rank: Apprentice
8/20/2015 | 12:24:50 PM
Re: AM Hackers did a service.
I'm sorry, you clearly don't know what you're talking about.

First: how were people registered at the AM site committing crimes?? Which crime?

Second: how were they hurting other people and unethical sleazes? 

I signed up for AM when I was SINGLE. This wasn't a site just for people who were married. Many of the women I spoke with were either divorced or separated or had full understanding of their spouse for being on the site.

You don't know anything about these people, yet you've decided -- with all the smugness and moral sanctimony of your typical ignorant fool -- that everyone on this site somehow deserves "what they get."

Who hell are you? Pull your head out, shake the crap from your brain, and try to understand that your misconceptions about all the "evil" that was going on at AM.....wasn't really. At least for a lot of people -- a lot of people who will be hurt by this.
sigp220
0%
100%
sigp220,
User Rank: Apprentice
8/19/2015 | 4:09:54 PM
AM Hackers did a service.
I couldn't disagree with you more. While I can understand that the hackers taking down AM weren't being wthical, the greater crime was the sleaze and knowing complicity of the AM management and leaders. The users and the management of AM got what they diserved.

If I made a site to aid bank robbers, no one would think twice if I was hacked and taken down. I feel the same way about the AM site. The people using it were committing crimes, they were hurting other people, they were unethical sleazes. The AM management were specifically doing this as well as committing fraud.

I think both groups got just what they deserved.


US Turning Up the Heat on North Korea's Cyber Threat Operations
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer,  9/16/2019
MITRE Releases 2019 List of Top 25 Software Weaknesses
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  9/17/2019
7 Ways VPNs Can Turn from Ally to Threat
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  9/21/2019
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon Contest
Write a Caption, Win a Starbucks Card! Click Here
Latest Comment: This comment is waiting for review by our moderators.
Current Issue
7 Threats & Disruptive Forces Changing the Face of Cybersecurity
This Dark Reading Tech Digest gives an in-depth look at the biggest emerging threats and disruptive forces that are changing the face of cybersecurity today.
Flash Poll
The State of IT Operations and Cybersecurity Operations
The State of IT Operations and Cybersecurity Operations
Your enterprise's cyber risk may depend upon the relationship between the IT team and the security team. Heres some insight on what's working and what isn't in the data center.
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2019-16680
PUBLISHED: 2019-09-21
An issue was discovered in GNOME file-roller before 3.29.91. It allows a single ./../ path traversal via a filename contained in a TAR archive, possibly overwriting a file during extraction.
CVE-2019-16681
PUBLISHED: 2019-09-21
The Traveloka application 3.14.0 for Android exports com.traveloka.android.activity.common.WebViewActivity, leading to file disclosure and XSS.
CVE-2019-16677
PUBLISHED: 2019-09-21
An issue was discovered in idreamsoft iCMS V7.0. admincp.php?app=members&do=del allows CSRF.
CVE-2019-16678
PUBLISHED: 2019-09-21
admin/urlrule/add.html in YzmCMS 5.3 allows CSRF with a resultant denial of service by adding a superseding route.
CVE-2019-16679
PUBLISHED: 2019-09-21
Gila CMS before 1.11.1 allows admin/fm/?f=../ directory traversal, leading to Local File Inclusion.