Kids’ smartwatches sold on Amazon can be hacked


Thinking of gifting your kids a smartwatch this holiday season? You might want to check that list again. Smartwatches for children that were purchased on Amazon are vulnerable to hackers, allowing them to track and even communicate with children, according to cybersecurity research firm Rapid7. 

Although there are dozens of smartwatches geared to kids, researchers randomly chose three devices on which to focus: Children’s SmartWatch, G36 Children’s Smartwatch and SmarTurtles Kid’s Smartwatch

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