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US FTC fines VTech toy firm over data breach

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) fined toy firm VTech US$ 650,000 (£482,000) as part of a settlement for violating a US children's privacy laws.

'Boycott VTech', say Pen Test Partners

Ken Munro of Pen Test partners has said that VTech toys should be boycotted after the company announced it was no longer responsible for customers' data.

VTech makes moves to take focus off insecurity

Toy merchant VTech is placing blame for its insecurity issues on its own users.

Police arrest 21-year-old British man over VTech attack

A 21-year-old man from Bracknell, UK has been arrested in connection with the hacking of the toymaker, VTech.

Yet more VTech vulnerabilites exposed

The security consultancy Pen Test Partners has found major security vulnerabilities in VTech devices, only adding to the bill of mistakes that the toy company has made over the past weeks.

VTech reveals breadth and depth of data attack

Children's toy company VTech has released more information on its recent breach which left millions of adults and children's personal information in the hands of cyber-criminals.