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Security flaws found in Fisher-Price smart teddy bear and kid's GPS tracker watch

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    The Internet of Things increasingly includes “smart toys,” but no parent knowingly purchases a toy for their child that potentially risks the safety and privacy of their family. Those risks are caused by security flaws found in the Internet-connected toys. Unlike “dumb” toys, hackers could exploit “smart” toy vulnerabilities and potentially harvest a child’s name, birthdate, location and more.

    This time, Rapid7 revealed security flaws in Fisher-Price’s Smart Toy, an Internet-connected stuffed bear, and in the hereO GPS watch, a wearable location-tracking device.

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