And it's prepared to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars for information about the guilty party.
Here's what you need to know about the Ashley Madison hack and the bounty: What did hackers take from Ashley Madison and why?
Second, they've attacked Ashley Madison's business practices, in particular its requirement that users pay for the privilege of deleting all their data from the site (but, as it turns out, not all data was scrubbed).
How money much is Avid Life Media offering for tips? The sum is 0,000 for information leading to the capture of the perpetrator (or perpetrators).
The three spots, created in-house and backed by a million media buy, are titled "Hotel," "Poly" (above) and "Subway," but only "Hotel" directly references a cheating spouse -- in this case, a woman executive who seems to be in an unhappy marriage, judging by the way she sullenly slices a cucumber (symbolism! Tom Rosenthal's indie folk-pop song "As Luck Would Have It" is the soundtrack for "Hotel," and it's so lovely that it makes the subtext of infidelity -- made possible by a chance encounter during a business trip -- seem somehow less creepy. And in "Poly," an attractive man and woman who are in a relationship that's perhaps getting a little stale meet another woman, together, at a party -- and you can sense the energy sparking between the three of them.
(The tagline in this spot and the others: "Find your moment.") In "Subway," a lonely man (we see him home alone leading up to the subway scene) makes sweetly flirtatious eye contact with a young lady, to the strains of Rosenthal's "Have We Met Before?
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Are you suffering consequences of the Ashley Madison hack? Our quick review found 6,904 addresses linked to the Canadian and American governments, plus another 7,239 in the U. Army, 3,531 in the Navy, 1,114 Marines and 628 in the Air Force.It might seem a bit silly to ask for a refund if you haven't paid for the full service (1000 credits, or 9 USD), but some folks do try to ask for their money back when they haven't purchased the right program, or have only paid a portion of the fees.You have to create a profile, upload a photo, and have the whole enchilada ok'd by Ashley Madison staff within 30 days of signing up.Usually, hacked data is difficult to reach or sort through.Stolen files are posted on the Dark Web (which requires a special web browser called Tor).As well, your profile must be visible to all members for the entire three months to be eligible for the affair guarantee. You'll have to send a minimum of 18 "qualifying" priority mail messages to either members that you haven't interacted with before, or priority mail reply to members who contact you first.