But what became of the marriages of the guilty parties, whose secret infidelity was suddenly not-so-secret at all?One man who was exposed in the hacking has now spoken out about what happened to him in an article for the LA Times. He’d been married for 19 years, and although he’d been faithful to his wife the whole time, the excitement in their relationship had fizzled: “Call it a midlife crisis, poor judgment or a cheater’s heart. We had not taken a vacation without children in years.” Thomas retired from his corporate job early, bought a Harley Davidson and got a tattoo - so far, so midlife crisis.But it's difficult to verify the accuracy of these searching tools.
Someone has even created a custom Google Map that displays some of Ashley users' addresses registered with the website. Some people were idiotic enough to sign up using company and government work email addresses, making them especially easy to positively identify.
Are you suffering consequences of the Ashley Madison hack? Our quick review found 6,904 addresses linked to the Canadian and American governments, plus another 7,239 in the U. Army, 3,531 in the Navy, 1,114 Marines and 628 in the Air Force.
And they're traded on file-sharing platforms (which also requires special software and clicking on dubious downloads).
But now anyone can check if his or her spouse was cheating -- just by filling out a form.
CNNMoney verified this by plugging in email addresses of users it has independently verified. Many of the cheaters exposed in this hack serve in the U. military, evident because they used email addresses that end in the domain.
Adultery does, in fact, violate Uniform Code of Military Justice.
Just plug in a name or email address, and you'll find out if someone who signed up for the service.
CNNMoney is not linking to these sites directly, but they can be found via regular Web searches -- if you know exactly what to look for.
The website's users were worldwide, and there are 79 countries where homosexuality is illegal.