ALMOST 400 million accounts on sex and swinger site Adult Friend Finder have been allegedly exposed in what is believed to be the biggest security breach of its kind.
The scale of the hack, which was first reported last month, has only now been revealed by stunned data experts who said it is "the largest breach we have ever seen".
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The major leak was first reported in October when a Tweet from notorious hacker 1x-0123, who is also known as Revolver, posted a screenshot claiming to show the site's internal data.
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It is the second major leak of private user information in less than two years - and it even contains details of DELETED accounts over the seedy service's 20 year history, Leaked Source has claimed.
Sister porn sites Penthouse, Stripshow and i Cams have also been skimmed of user data in what cyber security specialists have said is a hack that "raises serious alarm bells".