Toy-maker VTech says hackers compromised personal information of child users

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Monday, November 30, 2015

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Electronic toy-maker VTech says hackers may have accessed the personal information of 5 million customers, including children.

The Hong Kong-based company says the compromised information includes names and birthdays of child users, and passwords and addresses of adults. It does not include credit card numbers.

The company says it has contacted all the affected users and temporarily suspended some of its websites as a precaution.

VTech makes tech-related toys including tablets and smartphones.