online dating site Plenty of Fish hacked
The site's CEO and author, Markus Frind, Confirmed the site was hacked last week in what he
considered to be an "Incredibly well planned and cosmopolitan attack, in accordance with the
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from our logs that 345 accounts were successfully exported. Hackers attempted to negotiate with
Plentyoffish to "enlist the services of" Them as a security team.
Instead of simply compromising the system and security of the online dating site, The alleged hacker
carried out an elaborate scheme that involved tales which included Russian mobsters, plots of
extortion, And late night message or calls.
The cyberpunk, Who was picked by Frind as an Argentinian named Chris Russo, Told him that Russian
hackers have taken control of his computer that used to access Plenty of Fish's database. in PC
Mag: Russo testified that "The Russians have total access to everything including [heaps of
Fish's] accounts, And they wish to steal about $30 million from a string of dating sites including
Frind started further to say that Russo offered a deal: in exchange for complete access to all of
the site's source codes and SQL servers, Frind would be reassured that the site would never be
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by doing what he considered to be the logical thing to do: He emailed Russo's mother.
In his criminal, Russo told the Canadian mass media that "He was simply trying to inform staff
about flaws in the site,
"I told [Frind] repetitions that we were only reporting an error, Russo agreed, "But he
refused in order to and kept accusing us. Over the device communication, He threatened me again,
Saying that he would definitely do something, Just before mentioning his connection to criminal
as of this posting time, The problem has reportedly been resolved and the team behind Plenty of Fish
spent several days testing its systems to ensure that no other weaknesses were found. In addition to
imposing added security measures such as a forced password reset it really is its members, The team
will also be bringing in several third party security companies to perform external security audits
on the webpage.
Plenty of Fish was launched in Vancouver in 2003. subsequently, Frind almost single handedly
transformed this into a massive online enterprise consisting of 28 million users, Making it one of
the top 100 websites in both nation and the UK. possibly 1.5 million people visit the positioning
each day, totaling to over 105 million logins a month.