Did you receive a mail about a class action settlement concerning the Breached data of 2.6M Duolingo users available on hacking forum? This review will help you partake in the class action settlement after confirming the authenticity of the mail.
What Is Breached data of 2.6M Duolingo lawsuit?
The scraped data of more than 2.6 million Duolingo users has been made available on the cybercrime marketplace BreachForums. The breach of data is being blamed on a vulnerability in Duolingo’s application program interface.
What Is This Class Action All About?
The scraped data of more than 2.6 million Duolingo users has been made available on an online hacking forum, as a result of an apparent breach of data against the popular language learning platform.
Stolen Duolingo data was initially put up for sale on the now-shutdown Breached hacking forum in January, but is now available on a cybercrime marketplace known as BreachForums, reports Cybernews.
The stolen data reportedly includes email addresses, usernames, names, telephone numbers, social network information, and other generic information related to user activity in the Duolingo app.
The asking price for the scraped data was originally $1,500 back in January — a price that was noted as being open for negotiation — but can now be obtained for a total of 8 forum credits, the equivalent of $2.13, reports Cybernews.
“Today I have uploaded the Duolingo Scrape for you to download, thanks for reading and enjoy!” the post on BreachForums states.
Who Is Eligible?
This settlement concerns all persons who are active Duolingo users and concerned that your data may have been scraped.
How To Be Part of This Settlement
To partake in this settlement, class member must submit a valid and timely claim on the settlement website.
What Is The Pay For This Settlement?
The pay for this settlement varies and the proof of purchase is not necessary.
As you submit your claim to the settlement website, just like AI-generated images copyright class action settlement we have reviewed, you’re doing so under penalty of perjury. You are also harming other eligible Class Members by submitting a fraudulent claim.