According to the complaints filed, the company has a practice of continuing to bill customers even after they have cancelled their service.
Former employees of the company have claimed that this is their standard policy and not the result of errors.
These employees have stated that the majority of customers do not notice the charges for many months.
In 2007, Adult Friend Finder settled with the Federal Trade Commission over allegations that the company had used malware to generate explicit pop-up ads for the service on computers without user consent.
Leaked Source said "this data set will not be searchable by the general public on our main page temporarily for the time being."But as infosec blog put it, "The point is, these records exist in multiple places online.
In 2007 AFF was one of the 100 most popular sites in the United States Days after the site went live, Conru found that people were posting naked pictures of themselves and seeking partners for adult-oriented activities.In October 2009, as part of an arrangement with The Kluger Agency, musician Flo Rida released a music video for his song "Touch Me" via Adult Friend Finder.A representative of the agency stated that it was "always great to combine a very sexy high octane record with a very sexy brand.More than 900,000 accounts used the password "123456," 101,046 used "password," tens of thousands used words like "pussy" and "fuckme" -- which we suppose is exactly what Friend Finder did to the user by storing their passwords so recklessly.But wait, there's more embarrassment to be had by all.Adult Friend Finder's acquisition by Penthouse was the subject of a 2007 lawsuit by Broadstream Capital Partners, a merchant bank that assists with mergers, alleging Penthouse breached a 2006 contract by purchasing the company without obtaining Broadstream's consent, a claim Penthouse denies.On November 13, 2016, it was reported that a database of usernames, e-mails, and passwords had been breached and leaked from Adult Friend Finder and other Friend Finder Networks websites.Networks, the parent company of those sites, has reportedly been hacked, resulting in the leak of of over 412 million accounts, according to Leaked Source (h/t to CSO).For context of just how big this breach is, the Ashley Madison hack affected 32 million people.Stolen Friend Finder Networks files show that 78,301 accounts used a email address, 5,650 used a email.reports addresses associated with the British government include seven email addresses, 1,119 from the Ministry of Defence, 12 from Parliament, 54 UK police email addresses, 437 NHS ones and 2,028 from schools.