Many adult dating sites focus on the local aspect of finding a match.
Some users regard the service as no different from finding a one-night stand on a night out.
"i am loading these up in the mailer now / i will send you some dough from what it makes / thank you!!
" wrote a hacker who goes by "MAPS." Friend Finder Networks Inc., parent company of Adult Friend Finder and other adult sites and publications including Penthouse, said in a statement that it had just become aware of the breach, and it is working closely with law enforcement and cyberforensics company Mandiant, a subsidiary.
In an online hacker forum, he said he blackmailed Adult Friend Finder, telling the site he would expose the data online unless the company paid him $100,000.