Ashley Madison parent company offers reward for info on hackers

The Toronto police’s acting superintendent reached out to the hacker community in a press conference, stating that the perpetrators of the hack ‘crossed the line.’

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If Ashley Madison’s product weren’t infidelity, we’d probably be talking about a business suffering one of the worst hacking-related PR nightmares of our time. As it stands, few people seem to feel too badly that the information of its affair-seeking clientele was leaked online.

Still, Ashley Madison’s leaders have to try and mount a comeback, and they’re doing so by way of a bounty.

Avid Life Media, which owns the site, held a press conference at the Toronto Police Headquarters to say that it is offering half a million Canadian dollars (about $380,000 in U.S. dollars) for information in the case.

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