School and university data breached in hack of education company Pearson

School and university data breached in hack of education company Pearson

8/1/19
By: SiliconAngle

Education company Pearson Plc has been hacked, with data stolen from about 13,000 school and university accounts primarily in the U.S.

The hack, which was buried in a media release titled as “Pearson customer notification,” involved the theft of data that included first name, last name and in some cases date of birth or email address. “While we have no evidence that this information has been misused, we have notified the affected customers as a precaution,” the company said.



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