An 11-year-old boy shocked an audience consisting of cyber security experts by hacking into their devices with Bluetooth to control a robot teddy bear. With this, he proved that interconnected smart toys can easily be weaponized.
Reuben Paul is just in 6th grade in an Austin, Texas-based school and his toy teddy bear is the reason why so many people were wowed that day.
Whatever he did, it does confirm that whether it’s a plane or a car, anything that is connected to the internet of things can be manipulated and easily hacked to use against its owner.
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