Having demonstrated their capability, hackers contacted the dating site and demanded US,000 (£7,234) in exchange for stopping further attacks.
After this incident, hired a data security company to investigate this case, identify those responsible and bring the perpetrators to justice.
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During the investigation experts at International data security firm Group-IB confirmed that the attack was carried out by Ukrainian nationals Gayk Grishkian and Inna Yatsenko.
They also found that the two hackers targeted other prominent firms like US-based Stafford Associated that leased data center and hosting facilities and another firm named Pay Online.
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