Adult dating sites
According to PC World, the leaked information was first identified on the dark web in March.Channel 4 reported that within hours of the data being posted online, hackers began swarming to buy email addresses to target with them phishing scams.But recently, niche sites like JDate, Christian Mingle, Asian Beauties.com, Must Love Pets and Farmers Only have become trendy.Each new dating site needs faces for its catalog, and much of the dubious behavior is driven by the need for more profiles.“High quality Gays adult dating profiles for sale with multiplay photos located in USA, United Kingdom, Canada and other countries,” the offer states.At the time of writing, Sale Dating Profiles was having a 75-percent-off spring sale.“We have a very strict policy, like a doctor-patient relationship.”Companies that own many dating sites also share profiles across their networks; for example, profiles from Horny might be shown to people on Lonely Wives Affairs.com, both of which are owned by Pimp
But she never imagined her profile was for sale on the open market, or that it now appears on Meet Girls Guys.com, which she never signed up for. ” she said, adding that she lives in Texas, not Alabama, and the photo is at least seven years old.They sell bulk packages of profiles that seem to include a fair number of actual singles alongside somewhat more questionable Russian beauties, Nigerian bankers and half-empty profiles, which sometimes sell for less than a dime a dozen.Betabeat emailed 208 men and women whose profiles are being sold on Sale Dating Profiles. Only five people responded, none of whom knew their profiles were for sale.One victim told the station he'd already been hit with virus-laden emails.