Vedantu Confirms Hack That Compromised Data Of 687K Users
Shanthi S reports on another big breach out of India. This one involves an EdTech firm that provides online tutorials.
Bengaluru-based edtech startup Vedantu has confirmed that it faced a data breach in the last week of September. Data of 687K Vedantu customers were put at risk as the data breach allegedly exposed customer details including email and IP addresses and names.
Read more on Inc42.
According to Troy Hunt of HaveIBeenPwned, the exposed data included IP and email addresses, names, phone numbers, genders and passwords stored as bcrypt hashes. 28% of addresses were already in HIBP:
New breach: Indian training site Vedantu had 687k records exposed in July. Exposed data includes IP and email addresses, names, phone numbers, genders and passwords stored as bcrypt hashes. 28% of addresses were already in @haveibeenpwned https://t.co/LGaAnj1hUA
— Have I Been Pwned (@haveibeenpwned) November 1, 2019