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The Ashley Madison hack: everything you need to know

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An attack on Ashley Madison — the adult dating site meant for facilitating discreet extramarital affairs — has resulted in data from its millions of users being published online. The situation is a total mess, especially for a website that holds intimate details about its users' sexuality, let alone their monogamy. The hack was first disclosed in July 2015; in mid August, data from millions of users began to appear online. You can follow the whole timeline through our StoryStream below.