The irony: Ashley Madison plotted hacking rivals to stay ahead of the game

    Date25 Aug 2015
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Ashley Madison may have had a taste of its own medicine this month, judging by a cache of leaked emails which suggest the CEO of the site encouraged the hacking of rival firms. The discreet encounters website, owned by Avid Life Media (ALM), suffered a high-profile data breach in July. A hacking group called Impact Team took responsibility for the cyberattack and has subsequently released large caches of stolen user and corporate data online.
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