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This teddy bear's picnic is hackable when they're connected to Wi-Fi - MarketWatch;

This teddy bear's picnic is hackable when they're connected to Wi-Fi - MarketWatch

MarketWatchThis teddy bear's picnic is hackable when they're connected to Wi-FiMarketWatchOn Wednesday, Sen. Bill Nelson (D., Fla.) wrote the Federal Trade Commission asking it to detail what steps it's taken to protect personal data of children using such toys. Previously, he wrote to the chief executive officer of Spiral Toys, the parent ...and more »

Report: Hackers Held Voice Recordings from CloudPets Toys for Ransom - Breitbart News;

Report: Hackers Held Voice Recordings from CloudPets Toys for Ransom - Breitbart News

Breitbart NewsReport: Hackers Held Voice Recordings from CloudPets Toys for RansomBreitbart NewsA report by security researcher Troy Hunt claims that a brand of internet connected children's toys, CloudPets, have been infiltrated by hackers who collected hours of audio recordings of children and are demanding a ransom in exchange for the files.and more »

Fluffy toys connected to the internet at risk of being hacked - Cornwall Live;

Fluffy toys connected to the internet at risk of being hacked - Cornwall Live

Cornwall LiveFluffy toys connected to the internet at risk of being hackedCornwall Live500,000 CloudPets fluffy toys which are connected to the internet may have been hacked and hackers could be listening in on your kids or recording their own messages onto the toys. Fluffy toys connected to the internet at risk of being hacked. X. Share ...and more »

'Smart' Teddy Bear Leaked Millions of Voice Recordings - Popular Mechanics;

'Smart' Teddy Bear Leaked Millions of Voice Recordings - Popular Mechanics

Popular Mechanics'Smart' Teddy Bear Leaked Millions of Voice RecordingsPopular MechanicsIt seems like just about everything is being to connected to the internet, and one of the creepier outgrowths of this already troubling trend is internet-connected children's toys that can leak recordings of your child's voice out onto the internet ...and more »

Smart teddy bear maker faces scrutiny over data breach response - CSO Online;

Smart teddy bear maker faces scrutiny over data breach response - CSO Online

CSO OnlineSmart teddy bear maker faces scrutiny over data breach responseCSO OnlineDid a toymaker ignore warnings about a data breach? That's a key question swirling around Spiral Toys, a company behind a line of smart stuffed animals that security researchers worry can be easily hacked. On Tuesday, Spiral Toys said the breach, which ...and more »

Hackers are holding data from internet-connected Teddy bears for ransom - TechSpot;

Hackers are holding data from internet-connected Teddy bears for ransom - TechSpot

TechSpotHackers are holding data from internet-connected Teddy bears for ransomTechSpotIn case you didn't know, cloud connected children toys are a thing and hackers are having a field day with them. CloudPets from Spiral Toys has gone into a death spiral after their databases were hacked, leaked, and then ransomed online multiple times.and more »

Yes, Unicorns With Bluetooth Problems Really Do Exist - BankInfoSecurity.com;

Yes, Unicorns With Bluetooth Problems Really Do Exist - BankInfoSecurity.com

BankInfoSecurity.comYes, Unicorns With Bluetooth Problems Really Do ExistBankInfoSecurity.comSpiral Toys, the latest cloud-connected toy company to have experienced a serious data breach, was warned last October of a separate security lapse in its Bluetooth-enabled fluffy animals. The revelation adds to mounting concerns that the California ...and more »

Smart Toys Involve In Latest Privacy Scandal - iTech Post;

Smart Toys Involve In Latest Privacy Scandal - iTech Post

iTech PostSmart Toys Involve In Latest Privacy ScandaliTech PostMillion of voice recordings are leaked online from smart toys that are spying on kids and parents. (Photo : Cloud Pets/YouTube). According to digital security experts, recorded messages spoken to smart toys could pose privacy risks for children. In the ...and more »

Teddy bear toy may pose privacy threat for parents, children - FOX 5 DC;

Teddy bear toy may pose privacy threat for parents, children - FOX 5 DC

FOX 5 DCTeddy bear toy may pose privacy threat for parents, childrenFOX 5 DCWASHINGTON - Cyber experts are worried about an internet-connected toy in children's homes. Spiral Toys, the maker of CloudPets, is at the center of a possible data breach as hundreds of thousands of voice recordings, emails and passwords from user ...and more »

CloudPets Exposes Danger Of Internet-Connected Toys: What Can Parents Do To Keep Safe? - Tech Times;

CloudPets Exposes Danger Of Internet-Connected Toys: What Can Parents Do To Keep Safe? - Tech Times

Tech TimesCloudPets Exposes Danger Of Internet-Connected Toys: What Can Parents Do To Keep Safe?Tech TimesSecurity researcher Troy Hunt discovered that the internet-connected CloudPets presented a major security threat to parents and children. This is because the data held by the toys were stored in an unprotected online database that has already been ...and more »

CloudPet Teddy data leaked and ransomed; 2.2-million private recordings leaked - TWCN Tech News (blog)

CloudPet Teddy data leaked and ransomed; 2.2-million private recordings leakedTWCN Tech News (blog)Data thefts, data leaks, and ransomware are nothing new but it's interesting and scary at times to realize the several ways in which this can happen. Well now hackers are targeting cloud-connected toys and this has put the privacy of the children at ...and more »

Two million recordings of families imperiled by cloud-connected toys' crappy MongoDB - The Register;

Two million recordings of families imperiled by cloud-connected toys' crappy MongoDB - The Register

The RegisterTwo million recordings of families imperiled by cloud-connected toys' crappy MongoDBThe RegisterUpdated Two million voice recordings of kids and their families were exposed online and repeatedly held to ransom – because an IoT stuffed-toy maker used an insecure MongoDB installation. Essentially, the $40 cuddly CloudPets feature builtin ...and more »

'Smart' Teddy bears hacked, 2mn private recordings leaked, children at risk - RT;

'Smart' Teddy bears hacked, 2mn private recordings leaked, children at risk - RT

RT'Smart' Teddy bears hacked, 2mn private recordings leaked, children at riskRTSpiral Toys, the company behind the CloudPets 'smart' teddy bears, left data of up to 800,000 customers, including two million individual recordings, unprotected on their servers for anyone to listen in on or view. "It only takes one little mistake on ...and more »

Millions of communications recorded by CloudPets have been leaked online - New Zealand Herald

Millions of communications recorded by CloudPets have been leaked onlineNew Zealand HeraldAnother week, another data breach: this time it involves children however, and it's a nasty one. Over two million voice messages between parents and children recorded by CloudPets, cute stuffed toy animals, have been leaked online. A database with ...and more »

CloudPets toys leak kid, adult user info, voice recordings - SC Magazine;

CloudPets toys leak kid, adult user info, voice recordings - SC Magazine

SC MagazineCloudPets toys leak kid, adult user info, voice recordingsSC MagazineCute, cuddly CloudPet stuffed animals leaking audio and other data fell prey to those seeking ransom. Talking toys can vacillate between creepy and cute, but sometimes they come with hidden perils—like the CloudPets - whose custom audio files allow ...and more »

Why are so many toys vulnerable to hacking? - The Verge;

Why are so many toys vulnerable to hacking? - The Verge

The VergeWhy are so many toys vulnerable to hacking?The VergeI keep hoping we've reached peak vulnerable gadgets, only to hear about another unsecured device. Toys in particular continue being exposed as privacy and security nightmares that anyone with a slight desire to investigate can uncover. This week in toy ...and more »

Data from internet-connected teddy bears held ransom, security expert says - Fox News;

Data from internet-connected teddy bears held ransom, security expert says - Fox News

Fox NewsData from internet-connected teddy bears held ransom, security expert saysFox NewsData from internet-connected smart teddy bears has been leaked and ransomed, exposing children's voice messages and more than half a million customer accounts, according a security expert. ADVERTISEMENT. In a blog post, cybersecurity expert Troy ...and more »

Data and kids' voice messages exposed in CloudPets breach - Naked Security;

Data and kids' voice messages exposed in CloudPets breach - Naked Security

Naked SecurityData and kids' voice messages exposed in CloudPets breachNaked SecurityTo the 821,296 people who bought one, the CloudPets teddy toys must have seemed like a great way to exchange intimate voice messages with their kids across what used to be called “the internet”. A CloudPet is simple to use. The parent or child speaks ...and more »

CloudPets Teddy Bears Leaked Private Data, Voice Recordings - Tom's Hardware;

CloudPets Teddy Bears Leaked Private Data, Voice Recordings - Tom's Hardware

Tom's HardwareCloudPets Teddy Bears Leaked Private Data, Voice RecordingsTom's Hardware"Have I Been Pwned?" operator Troy Hunt revealed that internet-connected teddy bears dubbed CloudPets leaked personal information. This put voice recordings, email addresses, and other sensitive data pertaining to children and their parents at risk of ...and more »

This Teddy Bear Just Exposed More Than 800000 Emails & Passwords - Refinery29;

This Teddy Bear Just Exposed More Than 800000 Emails & Passwords - Refinery29

Refinery29This Teddy Bear Just Exposed More Than 800000 Emails & PasswordsRefinery29Cuddly toys that connect to the internet and can send messages back and forth between kids and their parents, grandparents, or other adults who love them seem like a great idea. But a toy that does just that has left more than 800,000 emails and ...and more »