As your day-to-day apparel and accessories are turning into networked mobile electronic devices that attach to your body like smartwatch or fitness band, the threat to our personal data these devices collect has risen exponentially.
A recent study from Binghamton University also suggests your smartwatch or fitness tracker is not as secure as you think – and it could be used to steal your ATM PIN code.
The risk lies in the motion sensors used by these wearable devices. The sensors also collect information about your hand movements among other data, making it possible for “attackers to reproduce the trajectories” of your hand and “recover secret key entries.”
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