Imagine you were thinking of cheating on your spouse, and decided that using the Ashley Madison website ("Life is short. Have an affair") was a good way to help with that goal. Imagine then that the site was hacked, and your dirty little secret was about to be spilled to the public. Imagine no more, as that has happened. Sweaty palms and dry mouths all around, I should think.
Venturebeat(Reuters) – Hackers claim to have personal details of more than 37 million cheating spouses on dating website Ashley Madison and have threatened to release nude photos and sexual fantasies of the site’s clients unless it is shut down, blog KrebsOnSecurity reported.