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As the Wall Street Journal noted in a May 2015 brief titled “Risky Business for Ashley Madison.com,” the company had voiced plans for an initial public offering in London later this year with the hope of raising as much as 0 million.
“Given the breach at Adult Friend Finder, investors will have to think of hack attacks as a risk factor,” the WSJ wrote.
I have no doubt, based on the work I and my company are doing, Avid Life Media will continue to be a strong, secure business,” Eriksson said.” This entry was posted on Sunday, July 19th, 2015 at pm and is filed under Data Breaches.
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“I’ve got their profile right in front of me, all their work credentials.
“You did everything you could, but nothing you could have done could have stopped this.” Several of the leaked internal documents indicate ALM was hyper aware of the risks of a data breach.
In a Microsoft Excel document that apparently served as a questionnaire for employees about challenges and risks facing the company, employees were asked “In what area would you hate to see something go wrong?
“And given its business’s reliance on confidentiality, prospective Ashley Madison investors should hope it has sufficiently, er, girded its loins.” Update, a.m.
ET: ALM has released the following statement about this attack: “We were recently made aware of an attempt by an unauthorized party to gain access to our systems.
Any and all parties responsible for this act of cyber–terrorism will be held responsible.” “Avid Life Media has the utmost confidence in its business, and with the support of leading experts in IT security, including Joel Eriksson, CTO, Cycura, we will continue to be a leader in the services we provide.