VTech Data Breach
- Customers’ names
- Email addresses
- Passwords (One-way encrypted using MD5 hash that can be cracked in no time)
- Secret questions and answers for password retrieval
- IP addresses
- Residential addresses
- Download history
Hack Leaks Photos and Chat Logs of Children & Parents
- Pictures of Children and parents
- Chat logs between parents and children
How did VTech Data Breach Happen?
Experts Warn of More Cyber Attacks
Now that the massive database from VTech is available online, security experts are warning that hackers and cyber criminals are likely to use this information in order target similar IoT (Internet of Things) companies that handle customer data.
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Affected? How to Check and What to Do?
- Change your password immediately
- Also, change your password retrieval information