[SingCERT] Educational Platform Edmodo Compromised

Published on Friday, 02 June 2017 21:09

Background
SingCERT has learned about a data breach of a popular online educational platform – Edmodo (URL:  https://www.edmodo.com). User account details of about 78 million of Edmodo’s customers - including their usernames, email addresses and hashed passwords could have been exposed. Edmodo has issued an advisory to address this.

Affected Users
Educators, students and parents who are users of Edmodo could potentially be affected.

Recommendations
SingCERT recommends that affected users consider the following measures:

  • Check if your Edmodo account has been compromised using Have I Been Pwned (URL: https://haveibeenpwned.com)
  • Reset account passwords immediately if you have been flagged

  • Have I Been Pwned

References
https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/hacker-steals-millions-of-user-account-details-from-education-platform-edmodo
https://support.edmodo.com/hc/en-us/articles/115007376848-Important-Notice-About-Your-Edmodo-Account