Research + News | Topic: Internet of Things
May 10, 2018
Kids Not Immune To Lure Of ‘Smart’ Toys
While child privacy issues remain a major obstacle — and rightly so — “smart” toys are poised for serious growth over the next several years. Read the article here.
Nov 20, 2017
Call To Ban Sale of IoT Toys With Proven Security Flaws
Working with security researchers the a UK consumer rights group has spent the past 12 months investigating several popular Bluetooth or wi-fi toys that are on sale at major retailers, and says it found “concerning vulnerabilities” in several devices that could “enable anyone to effectively talk to a child through their toy”. Read the full article here.
May 3, 2017
The Dangers of Talking Teddy Bears and Toasters
With the rise of connected devices such as TVs and toy dolls, Common Sense Kids would like ensure that “smart” devices meet basic security and privacy requirements. Read the article here.
Feb 10, 2016
Tech Toys and Child Protection – The Internet of Toys
As connected devices gain traction and enter the world of children’s toys and gadgets, privacy concerns should addressed by manufacturers and parents alike. Read the article here.