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Vtech hack warning for parents

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I don't recall seeing anything posted here on the forum on this subject, so I thought this should go out there.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-34971337

The original article about this is here:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-34963686

 

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Re: Vtech hack warning for parents

It made the news yesterday and to be honest I don't think there is anything unhackable these days. Scary for parents nonetheless. 

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Re: Vtech hack warning for parents

How absolutely shocking....

And, on Monday, Vtech confirmed five million customers had been affected and suspended trading in its shares on the Hong Kong stock exchange.

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Re: Vtech hack warning for parents

This is horrible Smiley Sad

 

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Re: Vtech hack warning for parents

good find @Bambino

 

 I am in the same boat as @jonsie, it's very unfortunate that our data is the hands of hackers as soon as we take part in the "Internet of Things". Best advice...always be careful where you input your details!