The German authorities are recommended to destroy the talking doll Cayla
The Federal network Agency in Germany has warned about the dangers of talking dolls model Kayla: hackers can use them for data theft. To eliminate this risk, the authorities are advised to bring such toys into disrepair.
The Federal network Agency of Germany, controlling the use of telecommunications, warned about the dangers of talking dolls model Kyle. Hackers can use them to steal data, according to the regulator. To eliminate this risk, the authorities are advised to give these toys are worthless — simply to break them.
As reported, the hackers can hack the doll set into a bluetooth device and listen to the conversations of the child and to talk to him
Doll Cayla can answer questions children using the Internet. For example, if you ask her a question, “what do you call a small horse”, she will say, “Foal”.
Vulnerability dolls for hackers was noticed by the experts in January 2015.
The German authorities ‘ decision followed a complaint from a student Carskogo University Stefan Hassel, who argued that using a bluetooth device you can connect to the radio doll within a radius of ten meters and to follow even for those who are behind several walls.
Manufacturer of dolls, Genesis Toys — has not yet commented on the decision of the regulator.
Distributor of toys group is a Vivid Toy — had previously stated that all cases of a hacker hacking talking dolls were corrected by experts, and also promised that this information will be studied by the management. However, experts warned that the problem was not solved.