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  1. Ashley Madison

    Dating Website for Cheaters Gets Hacked

    They were planning to breach trust, but got more than they signed up for. The 37 million users of Ashley Madison, a website that caters specifically to married people looking to have affairs, have had their personal information compromised in a massive data hack of the company. As identifying details start to leak out online, the hackers are threatening a massive data dump if Ashley Madison and one of its sister sites aren’t immediately shut down. The company says it’s investigating the leak — but that may be small comfort to the erstwhile users. 

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