A recovered 98MB file underscores the potential risks of trusting individual information to strangers.
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A recently available hack of eight defectively guaranteed adult sites has exposed megabytes of personal information that may be damaging to people whom shared photos along with other extremely intimate informative data on the web community forums. Within the leaked file are (1) IP addresses that linked to the sites, (2) user passwords protected by a four-decade-old cryptographic scheme, (3) names, and (4) 1.2 million unique e-mail details, even though it’s not yet determined exactly how many of the addresses legitimately belonged to real users. […]