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Millions of Moscow’s Children Surveilled Long Before Data Leak

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A child studies online from home in Moscow, Russia, amidst school closures during the Covid-19 pandemic. October 19, 2020.
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Last week, “NLB Team,” a pro-Ukrainian hacker group, reportedly leaked the personal data of more than 17 million children and parents who used the online learning platform Moscow Electronic School.

The platform was built by the Moscow city government in 2016 and used as its primary means of delivering online education to children during the Covid-19 pandemic. The extensive breach, first reported by Data1eaks, included the names, dates of birth, social security numbers, login credentials, email addresses, and more than 3.3 million unique phone numbers of students and …read more

Source:: Human Rights Watch


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