Kids’ Smartwatches Are a Security Nightmare Despite Years of Warnings

September 10, 2020

(Wired) – Connecting every possible device in our lives to the internet has always represented a security risk. But that risk is far more pronounced when it involves a smartwatch strapped to your child’s wrist. Now, even after years of warnings about the security failings of many of those devices, one group of researchers has shown that several remain appallingly easy for hackers to abuse.