News goes on internet that Russian online dating and chatting site Topface have been hacked and about 20 million users names and passwords offered for sell on internet.
Topface team post in a press release that almost all 81 millions of its users log into dating site using Facebook or Vkontakte or other social networks account authorization to access the site.
About 1.6 millions visiting the dating site from across the globe daily and they can search without any registration.
Topface published the statement below :
Concerning the information that 20 mln user names and emails of Topface users were hacked we would like to state the following:
1. At the moment we do not have any proven information that any data was stolen from Topface. We have a sophisticated security system and will investigate whether we were hacked or not.
2. Almost all our users use Facebook and other social networks authorisation to access Topface and we have no access to their passwords or any secure data. We also never keep any payment information or other secure information about our users. All the data that we have is e-mail address which can not be used alone to access any secure data. That is why we a pretty sure that our users will not have any problems even if any data wass stolen from our service.