Online dating service Cupid Media was breached earlier this year, including names, birthdays, and unencrypted account passwords. Over 42 million records were compromised. An analysis of passwords used by Cupid Media subscribers revealed that many didn’t take security seriously: There were nearly 2 million instances where the password “123456” was used.

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An intrusion at online dating service Cupid Media earlier this year exposed more than 42 million consumer records, including names, email addresses, unencrypted passwords and birthdays, according to information obtained by KrebsOnSecurity.

The data stolen from Southport, Australia-based niche dating service Cupid Media was found on the same server where hackers had amassed tens of millions of records stolen from Adobe,PR Newswire and the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C), among others.

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