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There’s really a Barbie Doll with Wi-Fi Capabilities
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There’s really a Barbie Doll with Wi-Fi Capabilities

File this one under: Toys you shouldn’t buy your children for the holidays. After careful observations by researchers and analysts, it turns out, that new “Hello Barbie” is a doll from hackers-heaven. According to Slate,  researchers discovered that there are a number of wide-varying flaws within the doll’s security measures that could potentially leave children playing with the doll vulnerable to possibly being “Watched; recorded, or  downloaded” to a third party computer.  Say what? You betcha. The new “Dystopian Era” oops, er, we mean “Barbie” doll  comes fully equipped with Wi-Fi capabilities allowing youngsters to have a full blown conversation with the doll itself — which isn’t creepy at all (sarcasm).
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