Friday, August 21, 2015

Nearly 75,000 university emails registered with cheating site Ashley Madison

Michigan State garnered the most registered accounts with 696

Almost 75,000 accounts to the adulterous dating site Ashley Madison were registered with .edu emails, more than all registered government emails, Inside Higher Ed reports.

The website Ashley Madison, where married people create confidential profiles seeking extramarital affairs, was hacked recently, exposing to the public eye around 36 million identities who had accounts. The Hill reported that more than 15,000 accounts were registered with White House, government federal agencies and military email addresses.

Inside Higher Ed’s IT team downloaded the database from the internet and found 74,468 unique email addresses “from among the 83,863 .edu addresses over all, with thousands having registered more than once.”  (more...)

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