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Chat Site Disabled While Breach Is Investigated

DATA LOSS

February 23, 2012

Users of an online chat service linked to an adult website have had their personal information compromised due to the failure of a third-party service provider to protect the data, The Washington Post reports. The chat site has been disabled and will remain so until an investigation is carried out, but its owners say the site was run by a third party and that there was no breach at the company itself. It has not been confirmed how many people were affected by the breach. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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