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(Reuters) - British education company Pearson Plc
The exposed data was limited to first names, last names, and in some instances dates of birth as well as email addresses, the company said.
"While we have no evidence that this information has been misused, we have notified the affected customers as a precaution," the company said in an emailed statement, adding that the vulnerability leading to the incident has been fixed.sonos sonos One (Gen 2) - Voice Controlled Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa Built-in - Black read more
The Wall Street Journal had earlier reported https://on.wsj.com/333azYP that Pearson was notified about the data incident by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in March.
The FBI did not immediately respond to Reuters' request for comment.
(Reporting by Bhargav Acharya in Bengaluru; Editing by Sandra Maler)
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