Pierluigi Paganini October 20, 2017
Watch out! European Consumer Organisation warns of some kid GPS smartwatches have security flaws

Some kid smartwatches available for sale in Europe pose security and privacy risks, including potentially allowing hackers to take control over them. The European Consumer Organisation (BEUC) warns that most children’s GPS-tracking smartwatches represent a threat for them. Many devices are affected by security vulnerabilities that could be exploited by an attacker to take control over […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 25, 2015
Spying using Smartwatches and other wearable devices

Wristband and armband devices such as smartwatches and fitness trackers could be used by attackers to spy on you! We have discussed several times about the possibility to exploit IoT devices to spy on individuals. Lack of security by design and poor security settings could open the door to hackers. A Smartwatch or a fitness tracker […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 25, 2015
All Smartwatches on the market are vulnerable to attacks

A study conducted by HP’s Fortify on security features implemented by Smartwatches revealed that not even a single device found to be 100 percent safe. Today we talk about a great passion of mine, watches. Let me tell you that I’m not attracted by Smartwatches, I consider watches and their gears a work of art […]