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Latest Ashley Madison data dump reveals emails, source code for websites

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    The woes of AshleyMadison.com’s owners continued Thursday, with a second large release of internal data that security experts suspect is authentic.

    An 18.5 GB file was released on file-sharing networks by a group called the Impact Team. The same group claimed responsibility for the initial breach last month of the website, which caters to those seeking extramarital affairs.

    Because of the large file size, IDG News Service wasn’t able to take a look at the data. But David Kennedy, founder and CEO of the Ohio-based security company TrustedSec, said it appears to be legitimate.

    His company had taken a brief look at the data. It contains what purports to be email from Avid Life Media’s CEO, Noel Biderman, as well as other employees.

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