Ashley Madison sex cheating site security “unacceptable”

From Ariel Bogle at Mashable,

The online security of notorious cheating website Ashley Madison had “unacceptable shortcomings.”

That fact must have been bitterly obvious to any of its users who had their names, emails and banking details leaked online in mid-2015. It’s also the final judgment of a joint investigation between the Australian Privacy Commissioner and the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, the results of which were published Wednesday. More.

Reality check: There must be a proverb that covers this.

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Ashley Madison hack: Non-cheaters, listen too. Victims may also include people living in countries where adultery is punishable by death.

Ashley Madison? The shards land In general, the world is a reasonable place, and reasonable people should know that.