Researchers spot bugs in toys that could expose personal data

February 02, 2016

Researchers at Rapid7 discovered vulnerabilities in Fisher-Price’s Smart Toy and hereO’s GPS platforms that could allow an attacker to collect the personal information of a user.

The Smart Toy is a stuffed animal that connects to an online account via Wi-Fi to provide users with a customizable educational and entertainment experience.

February 02, 2016

Researchers at Rapid7 discovered vulnerabilities in Fisher-Price’s Smart Toy and hereO’s GPS platforms that could allow an attacker to collect the personal information of a user.

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Major banks to roll out ATMs that use smartphones for authentication

February 02, 2016

Bank of America, Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase have announced plans to roll out ATMs that take smartphones as well as ATM cards to authenticate transactions in an effort to reduce the likelihood of skimming and other security attacks as well as make ATM use more convenient for users.

February 02, 2016

Bank of America, Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase have announced plans to roll out ATMs that take smartphones as well as ATM cards to authenticate transactions in an effort to reduce the likelihood of skimming and other security attacks as well as make ATM use more convenient for users.

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