UNICEF data leak reveals personal info of 8,000 online learners

Vince Chadwick reports:

The United Nations children’s agency, UNICEF, has inadvertently leaked personal information belonging to thousands of users of its online learning portal Agora.

The website offers free training courses to UNICEF staff and members of the public on issues such as child rights, humanitarian action, research, and data.

On Aug. 26, an email containing personal details of 8,253 users enrolled in courses on immunization went out to nearly 20,000 Agora users.

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