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During the survey period it was found, that five percent of responding singles reported that they were current users.
However, it is thought the details found from the Adult Friend Finder hack are less useful to criminal gangs.
The major leak was first reported in October when a Tweet from notorious hacker 1x-0123, who is also known as Revolver, posted a screenshot claiming to show the site's internal data.
In total nearly 340 million users accounts on "the world's largest sex and swinger community" are said to have been exposed.
Meanwhile, webcam sex site has seen the details of over 62 million accounts released, with similar sites and i each having over a million accounts breached.