Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Charity GetSchooled Breaches 900k Children’s Details

WELP reports:

The Financial Times was the first to break this story earlier today (29th December 2020.

This breach occurred when GetSchooled (getschooled.com), a charity founded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in collaboration with Viacom left a database open and accessible to anyone with a browser and internet connection.

According to TurgenSec: The breach impacts 930k individuals, composed of children (10-16y/o), some young adults and some college students.

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According to the Financial Times: Get Schooled disputed the size of the breach, saying it believed that about 250,000 accounts were left exposed.

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  1. Noway Jose - December 30, 2020

    Uhm lemme guess… this data was on a windows machine!

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