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11-Year-Old Turns Teddy Bear Into Weapon


Science & Tech  (tags: teddy bear, weaponize, cybersecurity, hacking, technology, computers )

Philippa
- 96 days ago - msn.com
Cybersecurity experts were shocked Tuesday when a sixth grader showed them just how easy it would be to hack their mobile devices and weaponize a seemingly innocuous item-in this case, his smart teddy bear.



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Kay M (45)
Thursday May 18, 2017, 9:44 pm
Good afternoon and thank you for this article-which i read and noted- I thought I had already signed and commented on this- VERY SCARY- now we add teddy bears to list of things we can not take on airplanes -on trains- tell that to your kids when they are crying because they do not have their teddy bear to sleep with- what next- it takes an 11 year old 6th grade kid to figure it out- WOW - the next generation will really excel in computer science- sincerely KAY M.
 

Danuta W (1255)
Friday May 19, 2017, 1:48 am
noted
 

Lenore K (0)
Friday May 19, 2017, 3:24 pm
ok
 

Colleen L (3)
Friday May 19, 2017, 7:59 pm
Good for Paul Smart kid. Thanks Philippa
 

Hartson Doak (39)
Saturday May 20, 2017, 11:39 am
I look at my grandchildren and nieces an marvel at what appears to be innate knowledge of today's electronics. I am smart enough to be able to turn on my personal Communications device, ie phone.
 

Margie F (152)
Tuesday May 23, 2017, 3:56 am
I am electronically challenged.
 

Jeanne R (1212)
Thursday August 10, 2017, 7:29 am
Thank you for sharing.
 
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