Every parent should think twice before handing out Internet-connected toys or smart toys to their children, as these creepy toys pose a different sort of danger: privacy and data security risks for kids who play with them.
This same incident was happened over a year ago when Hong Kong toymaker VTech was hacked, which exposed personal details, including snaps of parents and children and chat logs
The current hype, this Christmas and beyond, is the connected toy. Not sure what that means? Well, here are seven things you need to know about this increasingly popular plaything.
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Smartphones, Smart TVs, Smart Watches, Cell Phone Towers, Messaging services… but now, What’s Next?
Smart Toys? Yes, probably.
Tech expert is warning that ‘Smart Toys’ could now be used by the government intelligence agencies to spy on suspects.
As part of the Investigatory Powers Bill, children’s connected toys could be the next item to be used by the government in an effort to spy
The UK’s Science and Technology Committee has heard that it is possible for the government to remotely access and use smart toys to spy on suspects.
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