On Monday we reported that the toy company VTech had been hacked, and that user data for 200,000 kids had been stolen from the company’s servers.
VTech has commented on the incident, with the confirmation that the number of accounts affected is over 10 million, and that 6.3 million of those belong to kids.
The information stored on the servers consisted of usernames, passwords, emails, and location data, along with chat logs and photos sent between parents and kids using VTech’s tablets. The data was all from the Learning Lodge app store customer database, as well as Kid Connect.
Kid Connect is the service that lets parents and kids send messages to each other, from VTech tablets to the parents’ phones through a smartphone app. Read More