AshleyMadison.com, a website built to help cheating lovers meet their match, has agreed to settle claims that lax cybersecurity was responsible for a data breach that exposed the personal information of millions of customers last year.
As part of an agreement with the Federal Trade Commission and several state attorneys general, the parent company, Ruby Corp., will pay $1.6 million to resolve charges connected to the July 2015 hack. The breach exposed millions of customers’ addresses, credit card numbers and sexual preferences.
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