hristopher Russell owned a small bar in Chesapeake Beach, Maryland, but, like a lot people these days, figured he had better odds hooking up online.
Russell was 40 and going through a divorce, so he wasn't seeking anything serious. Shortly after creating his account, he got an alert that one of them had viewed his profile. In order to see more details and contact her, he had to buy credits.
The ad cropped up on the Dark Web marketplace The Real Deal during the past days, and the hacker is asking for 0.6450 Bitcoin, which is 5 at today's exchange.
Cox says that he was able to confirm only 61 emails of the 101 addresses included in the sample data provided by the hacker.
He says that some of the accounts appeared to belong to site admins because they had the "admin_disabled" flag turned off.
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