Ashley Madison Owner to Pay $1.66 Million to FCC for Breach

The owner of hacked infidelity website Ashley Madison will pay $1.66 million to settle an investigation by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and several U.S. states into lax data security and deceptive practices, the company and authorities said. The remainder of a $17.5 million settlement was suspended based on privately-held Ruby Corp.'s inability to pay, the office of New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman said in a statement.