Friday, June 21, 2024

SchoolDude Hacked – Over 3 million Users Records Exposed

The Office of the Main Attorney General of Maine reported that there was a data breach in one of the Brightly-owned Software on 20th April 2023, which was discovered 8 days later.

Brightly Inc is a Software company founded in 1999 by Siemens. It is one of the leading global Software-as-a-service (SaaS) platforms that provides management solutions to education, government, healthcare, manufacturing, and many others.

According to reports, the SchoolDude application was hacked, and nearly 3 million records were exposed.

SchoolDude was an online platform used by Educational institutions to maintain their work records. It was built and developed by Brightly Software Inc, 

Threat actors have extracted sensitive customer information like Name, Address, Account Password, Phone number, and School District Name.

Brightly has notified all affected users regarding this security incident and requested them to change their passwords before logging in to the applications.

Brightly Inc.’s email stated, “As part of our remediation efforts, please note that we have reset the passwords for all SchoolDude user accounts. Therefore, You will need to change your password to continue using the application.”

In addition to this, Brightly also mentioned that they had informed the authorities regarding this data breach and have also been working with Industry-leading security experts to investigate this issue. 

With growing threats to data, it is important to implement security measures and educate all users about phishing campaigns.

The email sent by Brightly also mentioned its users to be vigilant towards phishing campaigns and requested their users not to respond to suspicious emails.

It also informed the users to reset their passwords on other applications if they have used the same password for all of them.

Investigation into this incident is still going on and Brightly said they are committed to addressing any user concerns.

Struggling to Apply The Security Patch in Your System? – 
Try All-in-One Patch Manager Plus

Website

Latest articles

PrestaShop Website Under Injection Attack Via Facebook Module

A critical vulnerability has been discovered in the "Facebook" module (pkfacebook) from Promokit.eu for...

Beware Of Illegal OTT Platforms That Exposes Sensitive Personal Information

A recent rise in data breaches from illegal Chinese OTT platforms exposes that user...

Beware Of Zergeca Botnet with Advanced Scanning & Persistence Features

A new botnet named Zergeca has emerged, showcasing advanced capabilities that set it apart...

Mailcow Mail Server Vulnerability Let Attackers Execute Remote Code

Two critical vulnerabilities (CVE-2024-31204 and CVE-2024-30270) affecting Mailcow versions before 2024-04 allow attackers to...

Hackers Attacking Vaults, Buckets, And Secrets To Steal Data

Hackers target vaults, buckets, and secrets to access some of the most classified and...

Hackers Weaponizing Windows Shortcut Files for Phishing

LNK files, a shortcut file type in Windows OS, provide easy access to programs,...

New Highly Evasive SquidLoader Attacking Employees Mimic As Word Document

Researchers discovered a new malware loader named SquidLoader targeting Chinese organizations, which arrives as...
Guru baran
Guru baranhttps://gbhackers.com
Gurubaran is a co-founder of Cyber Security News and GBHackers On Security. He has 10+ years of experience as a Security Consultant, Editor, and Analyst in cybersecurity, technology, and communications.

Free Webinar

API Vulnerability Scanning

71% of the internet traffic comes from APIs so APIs have become soft targets for hackers.Securing APIs is a simple workflow provided you find API specific vulnerabilities and protect them.In the upcoming webinar, join Vivek Gopalan, VP of Products at Indusface as he takes you through the fundamentals of API vulnerability scanning..
Key takeaways include:

  • Scan API endpoints for OWASP API Top 10 vulnerabilities
  • Perform API penetration testing for business logic vulnerabilities
  • Prioritize the most critical vulnerabilities with AcuRisQ
  • Workflow automation for this entire process

Related Articles