Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Charity GetSchooled Breaches 900k Children’s Details
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.[…]
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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