Tags Spiral Toys

FTC pushed from Hill on hacking of smart toys, kids' privacy

by Shaun Waterman

Federal cybersecurity and privacy protections for children are not keeping up with the burgeoning data collection engaged in by "smart" toys and online games, Sen. Mark Warner said in asking the Federal Trade Commission if the law needs to be changed.

Internet-connected teddy bear company hacked; 2 million parent-child voice messages held ransom

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

A textbook case of security malpractice from CloudPets maker Spiral Toys.