(Bloomberg) — Hackers claiming to have stolen data from AshleyMadison.com, a website that facilitates hook-ups between would-be adulterers, have released information they say includes details of more than 36 million user accounts.

The data dump appears to be "legit" and includes full names, e-mail addresses, partial credit card data and dating preferences, according to Robert Graham, chief executive officer of Errata Security, a researcher in Atlanta.

"This is data that can 'out' serious users," Graham said in a blog post. "I have verified multiple users of the site."

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