- Things to know about Ashley Madison breach: Who's affected? Updated: Aug-21-15 1:47 pm
LONDON - The spectacular breach at adultery site Ashley Madison drove discussions with sordid tales of horrified spouses rushing to get tested for sexually transmitted diseases, frantic phone calls to lawyers and torrid confrontations with spouses. But hard information has been hard to come by. Even the true number of people affected by the breach has been clouded by uncertainty over how many of the roughly 39 million members Ashley Madison claims to have are genuine.