By now, you may have even found one of the dozens of sites that allow people to simply enter an email address and discover whether it was part of the leak. This shouldn’t have come as a surprise, given the site’s notoriously bad security, which doesn’t require email verification to create an account.
Neither my name nor my email address are particularly unique.
Mark Brooks of Online Personals Watch works with many online dating sites – and says that all of them are plagued by fake profiles, scammers and criminals looking for money, not love.
Millions are lost to these scammers each year – and worse still, the crime may be underestimated, as victims are often too distraught to reveal the extent of their losses.
An important aspect of any healthy relationship – whether formed on Ok Cupid or not – is ensuring proper sexual health and safety.
As a member of the Ok Cupid community it is your responsibility to make sure you do the following, if you choose to engage in sexual activity: In the case that something has happened, immediately call 911.
In a pair of videos, the wronged boyfriend is seen having enlisted the help of his girlfriend's other man in a fake proposal that would leave the cheating woman red-faced.I’ve added many a superfluous number to the end of a username because someone else got there first. Of course, there’s no way for the average reader, who has never met me, to be certain of this.I once worked at a small office where probably 1/6 of everyone there shared my first name, my last name, or both. However, the evidence to date — fake accounts, fake email addresses, fake women — should be enough to convince even the most skeptical reader that many of the accounts released in the leak don’t belong to the owner of the email address in question.By now you have, no doubt, heard that hackers stole a trove of account information on users of Ashley Madison, a dating site for adulterers, generally marketed to married men.You likely have also heard that this hacked account data was just dumped all over the internet. Someone used my email address to create a fake profile.