"Contrary to current media reports, and based on accusations posted online by a cyber criminal, the 'paid-delete' option offered by Ashley does in fact remove all information related to a member's profile and communications activity," the statement said.The company added that, in light of the hacking, it would now offer its full-delete option for free.
ALM confirmed that the hack took place and told CNBC it has managed to take down all the personal information that hackers posted online. Ashley Madison CEO tells all "Using the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), our team has now successfully removed the...posts related to this incident as well as all Personally Identifiable Information (PII) about our users published online," ALM said in an emailed statement.
"Our team of forensics experts and security professionals, in addition to law enforcement, are continuing to investigate this incident and we will continue to provide updates as they become available." It is unknown how many people managed to see the leaked adultery site's personal details.