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About Penthouse Global Media

Penthouse Global Media publishes adult lifestyle content in print, broadcast and online platforms, including the iconic Penthouse magazine, founded in 1965 by publisher Bob Guccione.

Headquarters Location

595 Lincoln Avenue Suite 206

Pasadena, California, 91103,

United States

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Latest Penthouse Global Media News

Mature pal Finder and Penthouse hacked in big private data breach

Dec 29, 2021

Adotas By Mature pal Finder and Penthouse hacked in big private data breach Over 412m reports from pornography web sites and intercourse hookup services reportedly released as pal Finder communities endures next hack in just over a year Screenshot of Mature Pal Finder site. Picture: Sex Buddy Finder Last altered on Wed 8 Sep 2021 10.10 BST Grown dating and pornography web site providers buddy Finder networking sites has become hacked, revealing the exclusive information on more than 412m account and which makes it one of the largest information breaches actually ever tape-recorded, based on keeping track of solid Leaked Resource. The combat, which happened in October, lead to email addresses, passwords, dates of latest visits, browser information, internet protocol address address and webpages membership position across web sites run by Friend Finder systems exposure. The breach is bigger with regards to quantity of consumers affected than the 2013 drip of 359 million MySpace customers’ information and it is the greatest understood violation of private data in 2016. It dwarfs the 33m user addresses affected from inside the tool of adultery web site Ashley Madison and only the Yahoo assault of 2014 got big with at least 500m reports affected. Friend Finder communities works “one associated with the world’s premier sex hookup” internet sites mature Pal Finder, which includes “over 40 million users” that join at least once every couple of years, and over 339m reports. It also works over 50 dating site alive sex cam web-site cameras, which includes over 62m reports, mature webpages Penthouse, that has over 7m profile, and Stripshow, iCams and an unknown domain using more than 2.5m accounts between the two. Friend Finder sites vice president and older advice, Diana Ballou, advised ZDnet: “FriendFinder has gotten several states concerning prospective safety vulnerabilities from various means. While some these reports proved to be false extortion efforts, we did decide and fix a vulnerability that was about the capacity to access resource code through an injection vulnerability.” Ballou additionally asserted that buddy Finder systems earned outside help investigate the tool and would modify subscribers once the study continuous, but would not confirm the information violation. Penthouse’s leader, Kelly Holland, told ZDnet: “We know the data crack so we is prepared on FriendFinder to provide you reveal membership with the scope of breach as well as their remedial actions in regard to the data.” Leaked supply, an information violation monitoring solution, said regarding the buddy Finder networking sites hack: “Passwords comprise saved by Friend Finder Networks in a choice of basic visible formatting or SHA1 hashed (peppered). Neither strategy is regarded secure by any stretch associated with creativity.” The hashed passwords seem to have become ered to get all-in lowercase, instead of case specific as entered by the consumers originally, making them more straightforward to split, but probably less a good choice for malicious hackers, based on Leaked Origin. Among the leaked account facts were 78,301 United States armed forces email addresses, 5,650 US national emails and over 96m Hotmail records. The released database in addition incorporated the facts of what seem to be very nearly 16m deleted reports, in accordance with Leaked Source. To complicate affairs further, Penthouse was actually offered to Penthouse Global Media in March. Really unknown exactly why Friend Finder networking sites nevertheless met with the database that contain Penthouse individual info after the purchase, and as an effect revealed her details along with the rest of the internet despite not any longer running the home. Furthermore ambiguous just who perpetrated the hack. a safety specialist called Revolver claimed to acquire a drawback in Friend Finder communities’ protection in October, posting the info to a now-suspended Twitter profile and intimidating to “leak anything” if the business name the flaw document a hoax. That isn’t the first time Adult Friend community has become hacked. In-may 2015 the personal information on practically four million people had been leaked by code hackers, like her login facts, email, times of beginning, blog post rules, intimate tastes and whether they had been looking for extramarital issues. David Kennerley, movie director of danger research at Webroot said: “This are fight on AdultFriendFinder is very similar to the violation they experienced this past year. It appears never to only have become found the moment the taken info had been leaked on the web, but even specifics of people who believed they deleted their own records were taken again. it is obvious the organisation enjoys neglected to learn from their earlier problems plus the result is 412 million sufferers that will be primary goals for blackmail, phishing attacks and various other cyber fraud.” Over 99percent of all passwords, such as those hashed with SHA-1, had been damaged by Leaked Origin meaning that any safeguards put on all of them by buddy Finder companies ended up being entirely ineffective. Leaked supply said: “At this time around we also can’t explain why most not too long ago users have their unique passwords kept in clear-text especially considering they certainly were hacked when earlier.” Peter Martin, managing movie director at safety firm RelianceACSN mentioned: “It’s clean the organization keeps majorly flawed safety postures, and considering the awareness of data the company keeps this is not accepted.” Friend Finder companies has never replied to a request for opinion. SHARE

Penthouse Global Media Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • Where is Penthouse Global Media's headquarters?

    Penthouse Global Media's headquarters is located at 595 Lincoln Avenue, Pasadena.

  • What is Penthouse Global Media's latest funding round?

    Penthouse Global Media's latest funding round is Asset Sale.

  • Who are the investors of Penthouse Global Media?

    Investors of Penthouse Global Media include WGCZ.

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