Pearson Data Breach Lawsuit Investigation
Our attorneys are investigating a Pearson Data Breach Class Action after the educational software maker announced on July 31, 2019, that thousands of schools and universities’ accounts were compromised. Pearson said it has already notified affected users, according to Tech Crunch. The Wall Street Journal reports that the breach happened in November 2018 and Pearson was notified of the breach by the FBI in March 2019.
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Pearson Announces Data Breach Affecting 13,000 Accounts
According to Pearson, the hacker gained unauthorized access to 13,000 school accounts on AIMSweb, the company’s student assessment platform. The breached data may include: name, date of birth, email address, and possibly other personal information about the student listed in the particular account, according to Tech Crunch. Pearson says that it is offering credit monitoring to affected individuals as a “precautionary measure.”
The new of the Pearson breach comes just days after the public disclosure of a massive Capital One data breach, affecting 100 million credit card applicants or cardholders.
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