• Hackers claim to have released adultery details of 37 million • FBI joins hunt for hackers after act of 'cyber vigilantism' • Ashley Madison data dump exposes hundreds of public servants • Millions fearful as hackers make adultery website data public • UK Government email addresses 'uploaded by The Impact Team' • Data appears to include card details, usernames and sexual fantasies • Rupert Myers: 'This will destroy lives of perfectly innocent people' • Q&A: Everything you need to know about the hack According to the website Political Scrapbook, there are 92 Ministry of Defence email addresses among the leaked details.
The website has found 1,716 email addresses from universities and further education colleges, using the uk suffix; 124 using uk; 92 using uk; 65 local education authorities and schools using uk; 56 National Heath Service emails and less than 50 police emails (.police.uk) Michelle Thomson, one of the SNP's newly-elected Westminster MPs, has said one of her email addresses is among the leaked data dumped online by hackers.
Have an affair", were released after it was hacked last month by a group calling itself The Impact Team.
Hackers are now said to have fulfilled their threat and dumped 9.7 gigabytes of data - including card, account details and log-ins - on the Dark Web, which is only accessible by a covert internet browser.
My purpose here is two-fold: first, I demonstrate how hacking refracts (and disturbs) the exclusionary gendered logics of 21st century global capitalism; secondly, I illustrate how the sex hacker interrupts the political and aesthetic structure of the social order.
Sex hacking, as I define it, denotes a micro-strategy of power, a queer hypersexual positionality that speaks to the hypothetical and literal moments when binaries are confused or cracked.
The article seeks to grasp the potential of Chinese women as “sex hackers” able to breach the protected walls of the modern nation-state, rewrite the algorithm of international relations, and shift the hypermasculine framing of capitalist society.
This article weighs in on the agency of women and how they take power from a male dominated arena, utilizing their perceived inferiority to their advantage and changing the stakes and nature of what we know as hacking.These hacks show how the law has had to bend or change to catch up with technology, and/or how hackers have achieved new breakthroughs in what they can do.In 1988, a 23-year-old graduate student at Cornell University, Robert Morris, released the internet's first worm.\u003C\u002Fp\u003E\u003Cp\u003EHell, which can only be reached on the dark web, is \"a community where criminals can share, learn and make money,\" the forum's founder and administrator, who only goes by the name \"Ping,\" told me in an encrypted chat.\u003C\u002Fp\u003E\u003Cp\u003EThe forum gained notoriety in early March, when a hacker only known as \"ROR[RG]\" dumped fifteen spreadsheets on a message board called \"Hacked Data,\" whose motto is \"sharing is caring.\" \u003C\u002Fp\u003E\u003Cp\u003EThe files contained highly personal information about almost four million people, including their names, ages, email addresses, locations, and what kind of sexual partner they were looking for.Invisible tasks were overloading machines around the country and preventing users from using the machines effectively, if at all.Computers were crashing or becoming unresponsive to commands.I am not aware of or in contact with either Avid Life or Ashley Madison and look forward to finding out more about what has actually happened."However, having a personal email address linked to an account doesn’t mean that person is really a user of Ashley Madison.My intervention here is largely critical, fleshing out the manifold ways Chinese women as potential sex hackers short-circuit and undercut their sexual objectification within digital and hacking culture.The sex hacker displays capricious skills and capacious power to thwart the same high-tech infrastructures and apparatuses that seek to capture or contain her.