Hack attack: Electronic toy maker Vtech's customer database targeted

  • Electronic toy maker Vtech has suffered a hack attack, with its app store database Learning Lodge becoming the target of “unauthorized access” on November 14, the company has said.

    Vtech makes electronic toys and educational products for children.

    The app allows customers to download e-books, games and other content on to Vtech devices.

    It was not immediately clear how many customers have been affected by the hack. In an email to customers, the firm stressed that the customer database “does not contain any credit card or banking information”.


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