So it’s not the US site, OK Cupid, but the niche sites included within Cupid Media, like Ukraine Date.com, Iranian Singles Connection.com, and the ever-popular Military
The hack job was done in January, but wasn’t revealed until the incident was exposed by security researcher Brian Krebs. The hackers were either a notorious gang of cyber-outlaws or some bored, hyper-genius 14 year-old conducting the hacking-escapades from this bedroom in rural Ohio.
We deeply regret any inconvenience this causes any of our users.
We are continuing to investigate but would like to provide the following actions we are taking to protect our members.
As a precaution, we have reset affected members passwords.
Those members will receive an email with instructions on how to reset their passwords.
We recommend all members to practice these robust password security tips: • Create a strong password of at least 8 characters, composed of lowercase and uppercase letters, numbers and symbols • Create different passwords for each of the Internet sites you use • Change your passwords every few months Please be assured that e Harmony uses robust security measures, including password hashing and data encryption, to protect our members’ personal information.