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WhiteHat Jr Bug Had Exposed Personal Data of 2.8 Lakh Students
Dais Newsfeed | 24/11/2020 10:57 PM | Click to read full article
Online coding platform for children WhiteHat Jr was found to have left personal data of students and teachers exposed till mid-November through multiple vulnerabilities (till these were fixed by the company).
According to responsible disclosures made by an independent security researcher to WhiteHat Jr, the Byju’s-owned company had left its backend server open that allowed access to a variety of plaintext data, including student names, age, gender, images, user IDs, parents name, and progress reports to outsiders.