By FriendFinder Networks Inc., Special for USDR
FriendFinder Networks (FFN) announced it is addressing a security incident involving certain customer usernames, passwords and email addresses. FFN is in the process of notifying impacted users so they can take steps to protect themselves.
Upon learning of the incident, the company immediately took several steps to review the situation, notified law enforcement and retained external partners to support its investigation. FFN has since taken a number of steps to remediate and, based on the investigation to date, no credit card or payment information was compromised.
Based on the ongoing investigation, FFN has not been able to determine the exact volume of compromised information. However, because FFN values its relationship with customers and takes seriously the protection of customer data, FFN is in the process of notifying affected users to provide them with information and guidance on how they can protect themselves.
FFN encourages users to change their passwords and visit ffn.com/security_recommendations.html for additional security information and recommendations.
FFN recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy and security of customers’ personal information, and regrets any inconvenience or concern this may cause. FFN remains committed to taking all appropriate steps to protect its users.
About FriendFinder Networks Inc.
FriendFinder Networks Inc. is a leading internet-based social networking and multimedia entertainment company operating several of the most heavily visited social networking websites in the world. Some of its notable websites include AdultFriendFinder.com, FriendFinder.com, AsiaFriendFinder.com and ALT.com.
SOURCE FriendFinder Networks Inc.