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CloudPets stuffed toys leak details of half a million users - The Guardian

The personal information of more than half a million people who bought internet-connected fluffy animals has been compromised. The details, which include email addresses and passwords, were leaked along with access to profile pictures and more than 2m ...and more »

Stuffed toys leak millions of voice recordings from kids and parents -

SAN FRANCISCO (CNNMoney) -- Recorded messages spoken to teddy bears could pose privacy risks for children. A security vulnerability allowed anyone to view personal information, photos and recordings of children's voices from CloudPets toys. And at one ...and more »

The Latest Privacy Nightmare For Parents: Data Leaks From Smart Toys - Forbes

Lee Mathews , Contributor Observing, pondering, and writing about tech. Generally in that order. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. A week ago, the German government banned the Internet-connected My Friend Cayla doll over concerns ...and more »

Creepy IoT teddy bear leaks >2 million parents' and kids' voice messages - Ars Technica

A maker of Internet-connected stuffed animal toys has exposed more than 2 million voice recordings of children and parents, as well as e-mail addresses and password data for more than 800,000 accounts. The account data was left in a publicly available ...and more »

Internet-connected toys are cool, but not worth the risk to your child's privacy, experts say -

"Be aware of all things 'smart,'" warned Former Ontario information and privacy commissioner Ann Cavoukian. "You don't know where that information is going." Christopher Furlong/Getty Images. X. - A A +. Listen. UPDATE (Mar. 1): In a statement to ...and more »

CloudPets “Smart” Toys Leak More Than 2M Voice Recordings, Other Personal Data - Consumerist

CloudPets are not cute little adoptable cumulonimbus and cirrus toys for your kid to play with. Instead, they are traditional dog, cat, and bear stuffed animals that relay voice messages between an adult and a kid through the digital cloud. Which in ...and more »

Smart teddy bears involved in a contentious data breach - Network World

If you own a stuffed animal from CloudPets, then you better change your password to the product. The toys -- which can receive and send voice messages from children and parents -- have been involved in a data breach dealing with more than 800,000 user ...and more »

IoT connected teddy bear leaks millions of kids' conversations, exposed database to blame - TechRepublic

CloudPets connected stuffed animals recently leaked 2.2 million voice recordings of parents and children, due to poor database security. By Conner Forrest | February 28, 2017, 6:44 AM PST. 1. Email; Print; Reddit; Delicious; Digg; Pinterest ...and more »

Children's Voice Messages Leaked in CloudPets Database Breach - Threatpost

More than two million voice messages, many of them from children, along with the personal information of more than 800,000 registered users was swiped from an exposed MongoDB instance storing data collected from a internet-connected toy called ...and more »

Connected teddy bears leaked kids' voices online - Engadget

When Germany banned a connected doll over security concerns, it wasn't being overly cautious. As it turns out, there's a textbook example of what happens when toy data privacy goes horribly wrong. Security researchers have discovered that Spiral Toys ...and more »