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Bill Nelson warning about cyber attack vulnerability of toys

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A number of popular internet-connected toys including children’s tablets, a talking stuffed bear and smartwatches are vulnerable to hacking that could expose information about the child and the parents’ credit cards, according to a new cautionary report released Wednesday by U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson. Nelson’s report, “Children’s Connected Toys: Data Security and Privacy Concerns,” which he produced as ranking member of the U.S. Senate’s Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, reports that a toy tablet maker already has been hacked and…

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