Municipalities sound the alarm: Information about children has been leaked

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Personal data has according to Järfälla municipality obtained illegally from Vklass, the system Järfälla and many other municipalities use for communication between school, student and guardian. The majority of municipalities will be affected.

– It is very sad and very serious that information has been leaked. We have done everything in our power and informed all our customers, even those who were not affected by the leak, says Andreas Selling, CEO of Vklass, to TT.

Investigated by the police

The website where the information was uploaded was shut down the same evening. The police are investigating the breach and the company cannot provide more information about how the leak might have happened.

TT: Have you had sufficient security?

– We carry out regular reviews, this summer at the latest, to prevent this kind of thing from happening. Otherwise, I cannot comment on safety, says Andreas Selling.

According to the company, Vklass is Sweden’s most used learning platform. However, not all customers have been affected by the leak.

Järfälla municipality takes the incident very seriously and has reported itself to the Swedish Data Protection Agency.

“Haven’t done anything wrong”

It has also not been decided whether IMY will conduct its own review in addition to the police investigation into data breaches. In the event of such an examination, the person judged to be responsible for the infringement being able to take place may have to pay so-called administration fees.

– You could say it is a form of fine. But we don’t know who is responsible or if anything could have been done differently. Vklass has not done anything wrong as far as we know at the moment, says Per Lövgren.

According to the company, Vklass is Sweden’s most used learning platform. However, not all customers have been affected by the leak.

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