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UI researchers discover smartwatches easily hacked

UI researchers discover smartwatches easily hacked

By Imogen Lindsley

September 23, 2015


Filed under News

As smartwatches begin to make their presence on the global market, Illinois Electrical and Computer Engineering researchers discovered the devices’ Achilles’ heel: the accumulation of sensor data poses a security threat to users. Upon tracing the consumer trend of increased purchasing of smar...