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Russian Dating Site To Affect 20 Million Members

Posted on the 27 January 2015 by Worldwide @thedomains

Russian Dating Site Hacked

Jennifer LeClaire over at CIO-Today published an article on the Russian dating site Topface being hacked by someone known as Mastermind. The website reports to have over 90 million members.

From the article:

“A hacker calling himself ‘Mastermind’ is claiming to be in possession of over 20 million credentials for an unnamed dating site,” Daniel Ingevaldson, CTO, Easy Solutions, a fraud Relevant Products/Services protection Relevant Products/Services and black market monitoring solutions provider, told us. “These credentials are claimed to be 100 percent valid in a posting to a paste site. Included in the list are over 7 million credentials from Hotmail, 2.5 million from Yahoo and 2.2 million from”

The Ripple Effect

The list appears to be international, with hundreds of domains listed from all over the world, according to Topface. That makes sense, given Topface’s claim to a rapidly growing dating service, with people all over the world registered for its service. Although the company is headquartered in Russia, half of its users are from outside the Communist nation.

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