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AshleyMadison Hack Threatens Millions of Would-Be Adulterers

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What's the Motivation Behind the Ashley Madison Hack?

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Adultery website AshleyMadison.com has been hacked, potentially exposing names, addresses, and sexual preferences of millions of would-be cheaters just as the site’s owner was preparing to go public.

Avid Life Media Inc., the Toronto company that runs the site with the tagline “Life is short, Have an affair,” said Monday that hackers had gained access to its systems and that it was working with police to investigate the breach.