Canadian authorities continue to investigate the publication of leaked personal data from as many as 40 million users that were taken from Ashley Madison, an adultery website. But, one angle that continues to get attention is that the breach may have been an inside job.

“Whoever did this had local level access,” ThreatSTOP Inc. CEO Tom Byrnes told Legaltech News. It was “more like a Bradley Manning or Edward Snowden,” type event, and adds it was likely “done with file system level access.”

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