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11-year-old hacker: «any toy can be a weapon»

11-year-old sixth grader from Austin (Texas, USA) Ruben Paul demonstrated at the conference on cyber security in the Netherlands how to transform into a weapon any «smart» device, according to The Guardian.

«From terminator to Teddy bears, any thing and any toy can be turned into weapons,» said 11-year-old speaker and then backed up his statement with his Teddy bear Bob equipped with Bluetooth.

Plugging into your laptop is the device called Raspberry Pi, the student downloaded a few dozen phone numbers in the audience of experts on cyber security and using one of these rooms, hacked his Teddy bear, forcing him to blink lights and play the audio.

Ruben Paul, who also became the youngest in the United States holds a black belt in Shaolin Wushu with the help of his family he founded the NGO «Cyber-Shaolin». This organization, under the plan of student must inform children and adults about what the consequences might be neglecting cyber-security.

11-year-old hacker: «any toy can be a weapon» 17.05.2017

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