Smart wearables for kids in China found to have security flaws

Chuang Shu-chung reports:

… One Chinese “white hat” hacker group,, found 13 models of Chinese-made smartwatches with defects in their information security management systems. The group said hackers could easily break into the smartwatch’s system and steal the wearer’s personal information and tracking history. In other words, the watch could have precisely the opposite effect to that intended, by revealing the child’s whereabouts to potential kidnappers.

The design of certain devices was also found to be potentially hazardous for the wearer.

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