Pearson Slammed for Breach – Wasn’t Just ‘Data Exposure’

This Data Breach alert was published at 17.08.2021 17.28 on Data Breach Today.

Firm Pays $1 Million Settlement After Regulator Says It Misled Investors and Victims
When is a “data exposure” not just a data exposure? According to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission order, education publishing giant Pearson misled investors when it failed to proactively inform them that attackers stole millions of rows of student information, including poorly hashed passwords.

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