VTech, a maker of kids’ toys like the Kidizoom Smartwatch and InnoTab tablets, was hacked on November 14. It’s been revealed that the hacker was able to access chat logs and photos, which were stored online.
The information stolen includes IP addresses, names, birthdays, information on children’s genders, as well as mailing addresses, email addresses, and passwords. Basically, despite the fact that the hackers weren’t able to get any credit card information, it’s a parent’s worst nightmare.
VTech has almost 5 million customers, and Motherboard writes that over 200,000 children have had their personal information, as well as photos, exposed in the hack. Read More