The FBI issued a warning about the «smart» plush toy, which can pose a potential threat to privacy. About it reports on Friday, July 21, the website of abc action news.
Parents are advised to pay close attention to toys that connect to the Internet, especially if they are placed in cyberspace the photos and data of their children.
We are talking about purchasing from the us website CloudPets. Smart plush toys allow children to treat their parents and other relatives through voice messages.
The personal data of users are located in cloud storage. Earlier this year in Australia, hackers broke into the accounts of the owners of such toys and blackmailed them, demanding a ransom for the stolen information.
The FBI recommends that owners of «smart» toys to explore all the information associated with them, to ensure that they are working on updated software, as older versions could be a target for hackers, on and off the toy when a child plays with it.