According to the highly respected underground cyber-security researcher operating on Twitter under the handle “1×0123,” the massive hack was due to a blatant “File Inclusion vulnerability” on Adult Friend Finder.

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While the breach is significantly higher than the 40 million Ashley Madison accounts exposed last year, the information obtained is perhaps less threatening, including just email addresses, passwords, and registration dates.

According to Leaked Source, the breach likely occurred through a local file inclusion exploit that enabled hackers to access the data.

Leaked Source says that it will not make the breached data searchable to the general public.

A rep for Friend Finder Network tells ZDNet that it has received a number of reports related to a potential security vulnerability over the past several weeks.

In a suit filed Wednesday in Delaware's Chancery Court, Friend Finder Network Inc. said they inadvertently transferred ownership of nine websites to Penthouse in April and that for the last two weeks, Penthouse has been ...

Databases recently obtained by Leaked Source, as well as source code, configuration files, certificate keys, and access control lists, point to a massive compromise at Friend Finder Networks Inc., the company behind Adult Friend Finder.com, Penthouse.com, ...

“Immediately upon learning this information, we took several steps to review the situation and bring in the right external partners to support our investigation,” the company said without directly confirming that user accounts were breached.

For the second time in the last two years, Friend Finder Network Inc.

A majority of the hacked accounts — about 340 million — are from Adult Friend