Ashley Madison: Sorry for ruining your life, here’s $3,500 (or $2)

In 2015, Ashley Madison was victim of a massive data breach that made public the extramarital aspirations of almost 37 million people (mostly men). While the hack had significant consequences for the company, they paled in comparison to what its members faced. Some members, who couldn’t quite face the shame of being exposed in such a public manner, committed suicide. Others lost their jobs. Marriages broke up. There was even a spate of extortions related to the leaked data. Now, Ashley Madison’s owner, Ruby Corp, wants to put this sordid mess behind itself, and is offering victims of the leak…

This story continues at The Next Web


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