Adult cam hacked
ZDNet verified the portion of data by contacting some of the users who were found in the breach.
Another two-dozen accounts were verified by enumerating disposable email accounts with the site's password reset function.
The attack happened at around the same time as one security researcher, known as Revolver, disclosed a local file inclusion flaw on the Adult Friend Finder site, which if successfully exploited could allow an attacker to remotely run malicious code on the web server.
But it's not known who carried out this most recent hack.
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