By July 22, the first set of customer names were released by hackers, with all of the user data released on August 18, 2015.
More data (including some of the CEO's emails) was released on August 20, 2015.
“People who were looking for a hook up were very vocal so it was easier to avoid those people.” Finally, after he kept asking and receiving a vote of confidence from her friends, she agreed to meet up with him at a local coffee house.
“I wasn’t afraid of him or anything.” She said that while they were having coffee he never mentioned anything sexual before asking her if she wanted to leave and go watch TV somewhere.
People are always going to interact online and continue to meet strangers, but hopefully, with awareness, they will learn how to be as safe as possible and prevent bad situations. Pleasant Police Public Information Officer Jeff Browne explained that there are a lot of social media sites and applications out there and the safest thing users can do is research them beforehand to find out what they are about.