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Researchers uncover security flaws in Hello Barbie

Vulnerabilities in doll could have allowed hackers to eavesdrop on play sessions: report
Monday, December 7, 2015 - 05:50

Hello Barbie's security issues are another sign that Internet-connected devices are making their way into children's hands with problems that leave privacy at risk.


TOYS that talk back are some of the hottest holiday gifts this year. And they may soon be hot items for hackers.

Cybersecurity researchers uncovered a number of major security flaws in systems behind Hello Barbie, an Internet-connected doll that listens to children and

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