Friend Finder doesn’t create a link to any of your other social media profiles, nor does it allow uploading photos directly from Facebook or Instagram.It operates separately but provides a comprehensive service which satisfies most of your social networking needs.Holland confirmed that the site "does not collect data regarding our members' sexual preferences."Leaked Source said breaking with usual tradition because of the kind of breach, it will not make the data searchable.Adult dating service company Friend Finder Network has reportedly been hacked, with over 412 million accounts, email addresses, and passwords from their websites made available on criminal marketplaces.Other company holdings, such as Penthouse, Stripshow, and i Cams were also breached, for a total of 412,214,295 affected users.The hack also revealed that the company had kept information on 15 million accounts that users had deleted, as well as information on users for assets it no longer owned, such as Penthouse.
The site is available in multiple languages including English, German, French and Spanish and has over 2 million active members from all around the world.Established in 1996, Friend Finder is an integral part of Friend Finder Network which also operates Alt.com, TSDates, and On top of being a top-notch dating service, Friend Finder functions as a regular social network that caters to a population looking for anything from friendship to love and marriage.When pressed on details, Ballou declined to comment further.But why Friend Finder Networks has held onto millions of accounts belonging to customers is a mystery, given that the site was sold to Penthouse Global Media in February."We are aware of the data hack and we are waiting on Friend Finder to give us a detailed account of the scope of the breach and their remedial actions in regard to our data," said Kelly Holland, the site's chief executive, in an email on Saturday.When reached, Friend Finder Networks confirmed the site vulnerability, but would not outright confirm the breach."Over the past several weeks, Friend Finder has received a number of reports regarding potential security vulnerabilities from a variety of sources.Immediately upon learning this information, we took several steps to review the situation and bring in the right external partners to support our investigation," said Diana Ballou, vice president and senior counsel, in an email on Friday."While a number of these claims proved to be false extortion attempts, we did identify and fix a vulnerability that was related to the ability to access source code through an injection vulnerability," she said."Friend Finder takes the security of its customer information seriously and will provide further updates as our investigation continues," she added.Until this happens, a new member cannot join group chats but can browse through lists of users (this option is available for non-members) and see if there are interesting members nearby.Currently, the mobile application is only downloadable from App Store for i OS users.Creating a username on Friend Finder can prove to be challenging since it could take a while until you find a name that’s not already taken.Finding a unique alias in a community of 2 million people requires patience and resourcefulness.