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Fetish forum breached: 107,000 users facing major humiliation

Over 100,000 users are at risk of public humiliation or blackmail as Rosebutt Board, a web forum dedicated to the 'anal fisting' fetish, has suffered a data breach.

'Perfect storm' of ransomware, malvertising and phishing attacks follow 'Celebgate' forum breach

'Celebgate' forum breach leads to flood of ransomware, phishing attacks and malvertising malware on mobile site

New security tool to mask your face available on Ashley Madison

For anyone wanting to remain anonymous, Ashley Madison is now allowing its users to add a mask to their profile picture with a new security tool called discreet photo.

Ashley Madison users threatened with extortion in letters

Since the Ashley Madison breach, some users of the infidelity service have received blackmail letters via the US postal system from extortionists threatening to blow their cover.

Ashley Madison user base surges post summer cyber-attack

Up from 39 million at the time of the July 2015 hacking that exposed almost every user, more than 43.4 million members are registered on infidelity website Ashley Madison.

Possible Ashley Madison extortion campaign identified

A cyber-security company says it may have spotted a round of extortions on Ashley Madison customers from a notorious hacking group

Ashley Madison hack reveals shortcomings in company's data encryption techniques

More than 11 million passwords revealed by CynoSure Prime in hack of Ashley Madison's encrypted database of user credentials.

Former Ashley Madison exec accuses journalist of libeling

Brian Krebs, investigative crime journalist, received a threatening letter from the lawyer of Raja Bhatia, ex-CTO of Ashley Madison.

Scammers and schemers look to cash in on Ashley Madison breach

Blackmailers are seeking money in exchange for not releasing data, and scammers are offering services that supposedly remove Ashley Madison data.

Russian hackers breached 97 websites in past two months

Hold Security determined that Russian-speaking hackers have breached 97 websites.

ICYMI: Adblock threatens OSX; Thomson customers exposed; AM leaker 'a woman'; AM police call on white hat help; Malaysia cyber alert

In this week's In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): Adblock Plus weakens Mac OSX ? Thomson breach exposes hundreds; Madison insider a woman says McAfee - police call for 'white hat' help; Cyber-attack alert in Malaysia.

Leaked Ashley Madison emails include MP and hundreds of UK public figures

Personal details of hundreds of UK public figures are among the estimated 33 million credentials leaked yesterday by hackers who breached the Ashley Madison adultery website.