Kids' Tablets Allegedly the Target of Hackers

Toy company V-Tech says the personal information of over four million parents and 200,000 children was allegedly hacked.
1:23 | 12/01/15

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And an alert for parents this morning. A popular toymaker has fallen victim to hackers exposing the personal information of millions of parents and their children and ABC's kendis Gibson has those details. Reporter: This morning news that your kids' vtech tablet toys may be a new target of hackers. They encourage them to share photos through their toy tablets and collected and stored the personal information of more than 4 million parents and over 200,000 kids, but on November 14th, all that information allegedly hacked. Found a treasure trove of data including parents' names and home addresses, passwords as well as kids' names, pictures and chat logs. Reporter: While the identity of the hacker has not been revealed vtech has spoken out saying they are taking this matter very seriously and are conducting a thorough investigation. They also point out that this breach does not contain any credit card information. And it doesn't contain any personal identification data. This data was out there for anyone to know where to look and how to find it. Reporter: Concerns about the hack so high the company suspending trading on the Hong Kong stock exchange on Monday. The fact that it was children's information, they should have spent the extra time. What he should be doing is maintaining encryption. They should be testing their security regularly. Reporter: For "Good morning America," kendis Gibson, ABC news, New York.

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