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All that sensitive information will likely be used as blackmail material.
“Where you’ve got names, dates of birth, ZIP codes, then that provides an opportunity to actually target specific individuals whether they be in government or healthcare for example, so you can profile that person and send more targeted blackmail-type emails,” cybercrime expert Charlie Mc Murdie said.
By comparison, the Ashley Madison hack that took place in July 2015 revealed 32 million accounts, although that attack was also accompanied by a more aggressive extortion campaign.In other words, they’ll demand money in exchange for not telling the world just how kinky your fetishes are.One interesting piece of information that has come out of this exposure is that the site doesn’t have quite as many female users as the promotional material might lead you to believe.In addition to the 16 million "deleted" accounts is the user database, which FFN had access to, despite having sold in February.
Included in the leak were 96 million Hotmail accounts, 78,301 US military email accounts, and 5,650 US government accounts.
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