Attempts to reach Frind for comment were unsuccessful.Russo presented his side of the story, in an interview with Grumo Media, a video production company. So it’s not the US site, OK Cupid, but the niche sites included within Cupid Media, like Ukraine Date.com, Iranian Singles Connection.com, and the ever-popular Military The hack job was done in January, but wasn’t revealed until the incident was exposed by security researcher Brian Krebs. The hackers were either a notorious gang of cyber-outlaws or some bored, hyper-genius 14 year-old conducting the hacking-escapades from this bedroom in rural Ohio.
) 20,000 chose the bottom row of the keyboard with the password: “zxcvbnm”.We have also implemented the need for consumers to use stronger passwords and made various other improvements.Krebs notes that it could well be that the exposed customer records are from the January breach, and that the company no longer stores its users’ information and passwords in plain text.(My email password is, of course, my porn name.) Even lazier passwords: “iloveyou” and “lovely” both beat out the simple password: “password”.Slightly more sophisticated: 40,000 chose: “qwerty” as their password.Andrew Bolton, the company’s managing director, told Krebs that the company is currently making sure that all affected users have been notified and have had their passwords reset: In January we detected suspicious activity on our network and based upon the information that we had available at the time, we took what we believed to be appropriate actions to notify affected customers and reset passwords for a particular group of user accounts. We are currently in the process of double-checking that all affected accounts have had their passwords reset and have received an email notification.