It was announced today that over one million North American students have had their data exposed after a popular online learning platform left it in a publicly accessible cloud database. Researchers claim that the Elasticsearch database belonging to provider OneClass was left completely unsecured. The trove contained over 27GB of data, amounting to 8.9 million records, including many students’ full names, email addresses, schools/universities, phone numbers, account details, and school enrollment details.
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