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The company was quick to secure the data after it was alerted to the leak by the Mac Keeper Security Research Center, but how it reacted was nothing short of dishonest and contemptible.
"While we acknowledge the data breach, but only a small number of users were affected," said Anton, an employee at the dating site, who did not provide his last name in his email.
REUTERS/Ahmed Malik The survey, conducted by Opinion Research Business (ORB) with 2,414 adults in face-to-face interviews, found that 20 percent of people had had at least one death in their household as a result of the conflict, rather than natural causes.
The last complete census in Iraq conducted in 1997 found 4.05 million households in the country, a figure ORB used to calculate that approximately 1.03 million people had died as a result of the war, the researchers found.
If security researchers can find it, there's no telling who else can.
It should go without saying: change your passwords.
More than one million Iraqis have died as a result of the conflict in their country since the U.
S.-led invasion in 2003, according to research conducted by one of Britain's leading polling groups.
The email said that users should log in to the site first and change their passwords, unlike issuing a mandatory site-wide password reset like other sites and services will do if their service is breached (and even in cases where other sites are hit).
And, don't use low-grade dating sites that don't care about your privacy.
LONDON (Reuters) - More than one million Iraqis have died as a result of the conflict in their country since the U.
"The data leak was from one of our test databases, the majority of data were dummy data and were randomly generated, and the vulnerability was immediately remediated," he added.
He said that passwords have been reset for the "small number" affected, and said they will be notified.
Other employees sent members unsolicited emails posing as 'cute' young women who just wanted somebody to talk to online - an offer many lonely male members were reluctant to refuse despite knowing the 'women' had no intention of meeting them in the real world.