40 million users’ data exposed by ed tech firm Chegg; FTC files complaint

The Federal Trade Commission has filed a┬ácomplaint accusing education tech provider Chegg of “careless” security practices that compromised personal data since 2017.

Among the violations, the company reportedly exposed sensitive info for roughly 40 million customers in 2018 after a former contractor used their login to access a third-party database.

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