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Real-time location data of thousands of kids is exposed by this smartwatch
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 15:46

AV-TEST Institute discovered that SMA-WATCH-M2, a smartwatch featuring a GPS tracker manufactured by a Chinese firm named Shenzhen Smart Care Technology has been found vulnerable in terms of data and location security. There is data of as much as 5000 children globally is at stake on the firm's unencrypted servers which includes names, addresses, age, images and voice messages of these children. It has been informed Shenzhen of this vulnerability by AV-TEST Institute but despite this, the issue still persists. It's adviced that the parents should stop using this kind of smartwatch until this kind of vulnerability is fixed.

 
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