personal data

FBI Warns Parents of Safety Risks of Internet-Connected Toys

According to the FBI statement, the Internet-connected toys usually contain sensors, microphones, cameras, data storage components, and other multimedia capabilities – including speech recognition and GPS options. These features could put the privacy and safety of children at risk due to

3.7 million Hong Kong voters’ personal data stolen

Hong Kong could be facing one of the most significant data breaches in its history, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Cnet. Two computers holding the personal data of 3.7 million voters have been reported stolen by the city's Registration and Electoral Office.

German Parents Told To Destroy Cayla Dolls Over Hacking Fears

The warning was issued by the German Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur), which oversees telecommunications, Joinfo.com reports with reference to the BBC. Researchers say hackers can use an insecure bluetooth device embedded in the toy to listen and talk to the child playing