Owner of Ashley Madison offers to pay $14m compensation for data breach

Ruby Corp and Plaintiffs Reach Proposed Settlement of Class Action Lawsuit Regarding Ashley Madison Data Breach

Ruby Corp and Plaintiffs Reach Proposed Settlement of Class Action Lawsuit Regarding Ashley Madison Data Breach

In 2015, Ashley Madison, adult dating site created to facilitate discreet, extramarital affairs, reported that its user databases had been leaked, revealing the details of up to 37 million users.

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"The parties have agreed to the proposed settlement in order to avoid the uncertainty, expense, and inconvenience associated with continued litigation, and believe that the proposed settlement agreement is in the best interest of Ruby and its customers", the firm said in a statement.

The owner of the Ashley Madison infidelity website, which was hacked in July 2015, has offered a settlement to the people suing the company. Details included not just customer names, email addresses, postal codes, partial credit card numbers and hashed passwords, but also Global Positioning System coordinates.

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Reuters reported that the litigation was brought "on behalf of roughly 37 million users whose personal details were exposed in a July 2015 data breach".

Sensitive information, including photographs and "sexual fantasies", was leaked.

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The adult dating site, designed with extramarital affairs in mind, was the victim of a successful cyberattack in 2015. "After Avid issued such letters, numerous websites removed the offending content, including, for example, ashleymadisonleakeddata.com, www.cheaterleak.com, checkashleymadison.com, and isheonthelist.weebly.com", according to court documents. The company paid $1.6 million last December to settle an FTC probe into its lax security and deceptive practices - millions of "female" accounts on the site were actually bots operated by Ashley Madison. Tens of thousands of government and military email addresses showed up on the list of Ashley Madison users. Meaning that even if a person's name did appear in the data dump, they might not have been an Ashley Madison member, apparently.

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