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Teddy’s been hacked – the pitfalls of ‘smart’ toys

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You know when you were a kid and you’d sometimes lie in the dark, wondering whether your toys were watching you? Well, in a sense, in the age of IoT this may actually be correct. And the more worrying aspect is who else could be listening in. A range of… Read more »

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Cyber security concerns over new “Hello Barbie” doll

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A toy fair in New York has unveiled a Barbie doll which can chat and interact with people using an internet connection and speech recognition software. But the challenge for Mattel, the makers of this iconic product, is how they can prevent “Hello Barbie” from invasion by hackers, bearing in… Read more »

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