Cloudpets Data Breach Affects Over 820,000 Customers
March 3, 2017 for Auth0
Spiral Toys is a company that creates toys for children. It has an internet-connected product called CloudPets which allows parents and children to record and send voice messages to each other through a mobile app. On January 7, hackers discovered that the database the company was using to store data for this product was unsecured. Hackers took control of the database, deleted all information, and demanded a payment to restore the data.