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Incident: Australian TicTocTrack Smartwatch Flaws Can Be Abused to Track Kids | ThreatPost

Incident: Australian TicTocTrack Smartwatch Flaws Can Be Abused to Track Kids | ThreatPost

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: April 15, 2019

A popular Australian smartwatch’s tracking capabilities expose its user’s locations, personal data and more.

A popular smartwatch that allows parents to track their children’s whereabouts, TicTocTrack, has been discovered to be riddled with security issues that could allow hackers to track and call children.

That means that an attacker who is logged into the service could remotely compromise the app and track other accounts that are based in Australia.

Source: A popular Australian smartwatch’s tracking capabilities expose its user’s locations, personal data and more.

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