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Smartwatches: a new open frontier for attack


Help Net Security - (International) Hewlett Packard released findings from an assessment of 10 smart-watches and their Android and iOS cloud and mobile application components revealing that each watch contained significant vulnerabilities, including insufficient authentication, lack of encryption, insecure software, firmware, interfaces, and privacy concerns.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:24:48