Adult dating service company Friend Finder Network has reportedly been hacked, with over 412 million accounts, email addresses, and passwords from their websites made available on criminal marketplaces.
Once you do manage to get signed up expect to spend a fair amount of time filling out forms ranging from basic profile questions to a chemistry test.
In addition, the site requires new joiners to upload a face photo or risk being banned.
Plentyof Fish has increased their security early in 2011 due to several hacker attacks. They require you to choose a password that is so complicated that you're bound to forget it.
If you think your usual assortment of passwords is good enough think again or you will be facing the “your password is too weak” page on more than one occasion.
Passwords are commonly used in conjunction with your username.
However, on secure sites they may also be used alongside other methods of identification such as a separate PIN and/or memorable information.Also, pray that they don't think your IP is from one of the countries they have banned.It took my borrowing a friend's computer to get signed up because for some reason Plentyof Fish was convinced I was located in a banned African country 3,000 miles away from my current location.Reached by phone, a company representative noted that they could not disclose information about the breach, but that they would be in touch. Plenty Of Fish is the largest free online dating service, and is also one of the most popular social communities in the world by number of visitors.on there (not just registered) is likely to be around 7.0 million.