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Smartwatches not secure, give away PIN numbers

Patrick Nelson | July 8, 2016
How you move your hand at an ATM when entering the PIN gives away the supposedly secure number to your sensor-packed wearable device, scientists say

In any case, encryption isn't good enough in wearable devices where the "device and host operating system" meet, the Binghamton team says.

They don't have a solution right now, but the researchers suggest manufacturers "inject a certain type of noise to data so it cannot be used to derive fine-grained hand movements."

Source: Networkworld 

 

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