Beautiful people dating site news
In an infamous incident in 2009, it was revealed that Beautiful People rejected around 1.8 million people from their website due to loss of hair, age and weight gain, website operators also frequently removed the “not-so-attractive folks, this did not go down well with public.
In June 2011, Beautiful was attacked by a virus which allowed users to join without going through the mandatory 48 hour voting process.
Reportedly 30,000 people who were mistakenly let into the dating community were kicked off of the website as a result.
As Hunt also threw some light on the issue that he suspects some hacker found the database, downloaded it and put it up for sale on some secretive data trading forum.
The stolen data was later sent by some cryptic hacker to Hunt who confirmed its legitimacy assisted by a Forbes reporter.
It bills itself as “a dating site where existing members hold the key to the door.” Turns out, the site maybe should have put them in charge of server security, as well.