SmartWatch or Watchable Tech

SmartWatch or Watchable Tech

5 FACTS YOU SHOULD KNOW

MICROPHONE

RECORDING ACTIVATED REMOTELY WITHOUT USER’S KNOWLEDGE.

“One of the watches was also found to function as a listening device, with further implications for privacy and security as it could allow … to audio monitor the surroundings of the child.”

Techcrunch.com – Consumer Report Warns Over Safety of Kids Smartwatches.

SMARTWATCH CAMERA

CAN BE REMOTELY ACTIVATED WITHOUT USER’S KNOWLEDGE, INCLUDING GEO-TAGGING.

“Notorious hacker and author Kevin Mitnick explains that this can be done by either installing software on the phone via physical access, or by using the preferred method of security services, via a remote exploitation.”

Techradar.com – 8 Reasons Why Smartphones Are Privacy Nightmare.

GPS

CAN BE REMOTELY ACTIVATED AND TRACK USERS MOVEMENTS AND LOCATIONS AND TRANSMIT TO OTHERS.

“Security problems were identified…with flaws that could allow a potential attacker…access to children’s real-time and historical location…”

Techcrunch.com – Consumer Report Warns Over Safety of Kids Smartwatches

SMARTWATCH APPS

TRACK USER’S MOVEMENTS SURREPTITIOUSLY, RECORD CALLS, ACTIVITIES, POSTS, ETC.

Yeah, there’s an APP for that! – but who, what, and how is that information being shared or protected.

DISGUISABLE OR INCORPORATED IN ANALOG OR DIGITAL WATCH!

ONLY BY CLOSER INSPECTION CAN YOU SEE IT IS A SMARTWATCH.

…making it critical that we take precautions when transmitting…or connecting smartwatches into corporate networks.”

ZDNET.com -Smartwatch Security Fails to Impress: Top Devices Vulnerable to Cyberattack

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