There are a few things in life that really piss me off: slow walking people, the fact that all of my exes don’t just get sent to some deserted island where I never have to see them and they don’t have wifi access, and, of course, cheaters.
I hate cheaters. I hate what they stand for, I hate what they do, and I hate the fact that they think they can have their cake and then screw every other piece of cake, too. I hate them even more because when I was a dumb teenager, I was one of them. But after learning my lesson (and rightfully being called every name in the book), I realized that cheating is the fucking worst.
Some people, however, still haven’t learned that lesson. But thanks to a totally insane hacker group called “The Impact Team,” 37 million of them are about to.
According to KrebsOnSecurity, the hacker group has officially tapped in the data base of Avid Life Media. ALM is the firm that owns the dating site AshleyMadison.com, a matchmaking service for people who want to cheat on their significant others. You know, the absolute worst kind of people.
So, The Impact Team has decided to teach them, and everyone who uses their services, a lesson. In a hack that took over the site, they said that unless AshleyMadison.com and EstablishedMen.com (a site that connects “young, beautiful women with interesting (read: rich) men”) were taken down for good, they would start to release data on all of the site’s users. This includes names, addresses, sexual desires, conversations, credit card information, and any other piece of life-ruining information they can get their hands on.
The real problem these hackers had, besides the obvious, was the “full delete” option the site offered. Basically, they said that if you gave them 20 bucks, they would erase any evidence that you had ever been to/used the site, which, according to The Impact Team, was total shit. Apparently, they hasn’t erased everything and just took a whole bunch of people’s money. Since the hackers hated the liars who owned the company and the liars who used the company, they decided to do something about it.
They decided to fuck shit up.
While information about the cheaters haven’t been leaked yet, the sites also haven’t been taken down. Avid Life Media said that they were working hard to make sure nothing was released and they were taking it seriously and blah blah blah whatever.
Sure it’s a crime, and yes, ALM plans to take down the people who tried to take down their websites but honestly? They had it coming. It was only a matter of time until someone’s life got fucked over and they took it out on AshleyMadison. As we all know, revenge is a dish best served online in the form of public embarrassment and life-ruining shame. And as for everyone else? I think it’s time to get our law degrees because I have a feeling that the divorce rate is about to boom. .
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