Ashley Madison hack could expose 37 million cheaters

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These giant data repositories with information on millions of people are really hackers' honey pots. This kind of thing is exactly why there should be no massive government surveillance plans. I'm hopeful though that these are just growing pains. The cloud is still a young technology, in the future it should be so secure that hacking will be unthinkable (just like nobody tries to break into a bank safe these days). This kind of threat also reveals the slow transition of crime from the offline to the online world.

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