Hackers Finally Dump Ashley Madison Data

Hackers followed through on a threat and released 9.7 gigabytes of data Tuesday belonging to members of the adulterer social network Ashley Madison. The information, posted on the so-called dark Web, appeared to include personal account details for more than 32 million users, credit card and payment transactions dating back to 2007, and descriptions of what members were seeking. The data leak also includes names, phone numbers, and mailing and email addresses provided by users. The hackers, known as the Impact Team, threatened to dump the data last month unless parent company Avid Life Media, which owns the social network, permanently shut down Ashley Madison and the hookup site Established Men.