Smart watch technology revolutionized wearables and the watch industry in 2015. Still, HP doesn’t think you should use your smart watch for all of its coolest features. Their new study, after all, identifies vulnerabilities in 10 of the world’s top smart watch brands.
Flaws in the cloud-based systems used by smart watches to store data have raised concerns about smart watch use in general. HP’s findings certainly clarify that many of the most popular smart watches are vulnerable due to user authentication and data storage insufficiencies.
Approximately 6.8 million smart watches were sold in 2014. Apple serves 75 percent of smart watch consumers, having shipped four [...]