UNICEF Leaks Personal Data of 8,000 Users via Email Blunder

September 12, 2019 — The charity organization UNICEF inadvertently leaked the personal details of thousands of people who use its online learning portal Agora by way of an errant email sent to 20,000 inboxes.The email was accidentally sent on August 26 by UNICEF and included the names, email addresses, gender and professional information of 8,253 users of Agora, according to a published report.

Once your data has been stolen, it is used by attackers in a number of ways, including account takeover and identity fraud. The data lost has the potential to be lucrative in the hands of cybercriminals who can use the stolen details to accurately mimic the legitimate customer.
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