"While a breach at a financial or healthcare institution will leak data that can threaten your finances or identity, a breach like this can ruin you socially," he said."Information such as sexual preference and desire to cheat on your spouse only lives in systems like this.

According to CSO Online, a Thai hacker using the name ROR[RG] has claimed responsibility for the breach, and has demanded a $100,000 ransom to prevent more leaks of data stolen from the site. As Tripwire senior security analyst Ken Westin told by email, people who were more careful when registering with the site could also be at risk.

A separate CSO Online article notes that several members appear to have registered on Adult Friend Finder using their work email addresses, including email addresses for the U. "Depending on the type of information that is compromised this data can be used to link aliases to other accounts via email or other shared attribute and unveil connections to accounts that were not seen until now," he said.

He "will become anybody's slave" and lied about his age on the site, claiming to be 29.

The breach was carried out by a hacker who goes by the moniker ROR[RG].

Adult Friend Finder asks customers to detail their interests and, based on those criteria, matches people for sexual encounters.

The site, which boasts 64 million members, claims to have "helped millions of people find traditional partners, swinger groups, threesomes, and a variety of other alternative partners." The information Adult Friend Finder collects is extremely personal in nature.

That data is incredibly revealing and potentially damaging.

Andrew Auernheimer, a controversial computer hacker who looked through the files, used Twitter to publicly identify Adult Friend Finder customers, including a Washington police academy commander, an FAA employee, a California state tax worker and a naval intelligence officer who supposedly tried to cheat on his wife.

The adult dating site Adult Friend Finder, which currently boasts more than 60 million users, recently acknowledged that a "potential data security incident" may have impacted user information.