The breach came true amatuer sex videos a third-party service's security was apparently hacked, YouPorn said. Users of a chat service linked to the main YouPorn website have had their personal information compromised. YouPorn is an adult video-sharing website that was originally modelled on Google's YouTube service for consumers.
It is among the youporn popular websites in the world, according to Web information company Alexa, and has increasingly been dominated by professional adult video companies. Thousands of leaked email address and password combinations purportedly linked to the chat service were circulating online, but their authenticity could not be confirmed by The Associated Press.
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At least some of the addresses appeared to be bogus or inactive, although such addresses may be the kinds of email addresses users would submit if logging on to the potentially embarassing porn video website. Luxembourg-based Manwin Holding SARL said the chat site had been disabled and would recent offline until an investigation was carried out. Manwin spokeswoman Kate Miller stressed that bangbus youporn site was run by an outside company on separate servers and that there was no breach at YouPorn itself.
Manwin runs some of the world's most-visited pornography websites.
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