ashley madison

News

Ashley Madison Must End ‘Misleading’ Practices or Go to Court, Watchdog Says

It's another black eye for the beleaguered company.
Jordan Pearson
8.23.16
porn

As Hackers Continue to Target Porn Sites, Pornhub Launches Bug Bounty Program

Maybe it's time for porn sites to take security much more seriously.
Joseph Cox
5.10.16
security

The Rise of ‘Have I Been Pwned?’, an Invaluable Resource in the Hacking Age

From Ashley Madison to everyday breaches, Troy Hunt's site tries to keep victims in the loop.
Joseph Cox
3.10.16
2015

The Worst Hacks of 2015

This year proved that nothing, and no one, is really safe from hackers.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.23.15
Sony

The Rise of Political Doxing

We're going to see more politically-motivated doxing in the future, against both people and institutions.
Bruce Schneier
10.28.15
Features

Lawsuit: Ashley Madison Harassed and Threatened Owner of AshleyMadisonSucks.com

The insane saga of a website that tried to take on Ashley Madison.
Jason Koebler
10.21.15
Millennials

Everyone and Their Mother Is Worried About Getting Hacked

And here's a few easy ways to prevent yourself from getting pwnd.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.13.15
News

Hacker 'Weev' Releases Prosecutor's Alleged Ashley Madison Data After Threats

The infamous troll says a US prosecutor used Ashley Madison.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.8.15
News

Hacker 'Weev' Threatens to Dox 'Dozens' of Prosecutors after Keys Conviction

The notorious troll and hacker wants to “punish” prosecutors for wrongfully going after hackers.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.8.15
Features

You’ve Been Revealed as an Ashley Madison User. Now What?

The fight for one’s personal reputation in an era of leaks is now an all out war, replete with propaganda, decoys, and takedowns.
DJ Pangburn
9.21.15
crime

Change Your Ashley Madison Password, 'Cause It Might Not Be All That Uncrackable

Despite strong encryption, one group claims to have cracked over 11 million of the leaked passwords already.
Joseph Cox
9.10.15
Toronto

A 1985 Essay from a Bulletin Board System Admin Eerily Foretold Our Future

From privacy to the dark web, this obscure essay has it all.
Jordan Pearson
9.7.15