Should you beware of wearables? Here’s what you should know about the potential security and privacy risks of your smartwatch or fitness tracker. Smartwatches, fitness trackers and other wearables are fast becoming almost as familiar to us as our mobile phones and tablets. These connected gadgets do much more than tell the time. They track our health, … More Every breath you take, every move you make: Do fitness trackers pose privacy risks?
A device that is supposed to help parents keep track of their children and give them a peace of mind can be turned into a surveillance device. Researchers at the AV-Test Institute have uncovered gaping privacy and security holes in the SMA-WATCH-M2 smartwatch that is designed to keep children safe and their parents feeling secure about their … More Smartwatch exposes locations and other data on thousands of children
The watch has been found to expose its wearers to a high level of risk of being contacted and monitored by attackers. The European Commission has issued a recall order for a smartwatch aimed at children due to concerns that it represents a serious risk for the privacy and security of its wearers. The watch, … More European Commission orders recall of children’s smartwatch over privacy concerns