Is adult friend finder safe
Users actively seeking extramarital affairs have also been exposed, potentially adding an extra layer of embarrassment.
A hacker identified as ROR[RG] reportedly posted the stolen details on a private forum.
Some 3.9 million members of the site, which describes itself as a ‘thriving sex community’, have seen their personal details seized and published, according to Channel 4 News.
This information includes email addresses, dates of birth, post codes and sexual preferences.
understands and fully appreciates the seriousness of the issue,” the company said.
Sex and the internet have always been close partners, and that has continued as social networking has become the dominant way people interact online.
Adult Friend Finder (note: this link goes to a page that is safe for work, but most of the pages on the site are not), with 40 million users, is a social networking site dedicated to helping users find partners for sex or swinging.
In the mid-2000s, it was the single largest social networking on the web, outnumbering even My Space (I even wrote about it way back then, marveling at how "sex sells social networks").
An interesting study of men who use the site  reported the results of interviews first.
The subjects in the study felt liberated by the site because they were able to pursue relationships that were first about sex and, if everything worked out, then move on to small talk and a potential relationship.