Keen Kid Visits Security Conference. Hacks With Teddy.

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Keen Kid Visits Security Conference. Hacks With Teddy.

Post by Levellass » Wed Oct 25, 2017 17:23

Some may scoff at the idea of a young boy building a spaceship in his backyard clubhouse, of an IQ of 314 and the like. 'Surely this is but the creation of some poorly paid 8-bit hack.' they say as they adjust their monocles and sip their tea.

https://www.welivesecurity.com/2017/05/ ... toys-hack/

Then there's Reuben Paul who visited a cybersecurity conference with his stuffed teddy (Picture in article and familiar to us players of Keen 1.) and hacked people's bluetooth devices with it. He also managed to control the conference room lights and sound system. He is 11.

Oh sorry, he was 9 when h started this. https://www.welivesecurity.com/2015/03/ ... e-minutes/


Now the only question that remains is whether we've got a Billy Blaze or Mortimer McMire on our ha-
“From terminators to teddy bears, anything or any toy can be weaponized.”

Awww.... nuts.
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Re: Keen Kid Visits Security Conference. Hacks With Teddy.

Post by nanomekia » Wed Oct 25, 2017 18:40

Well, he's right. You CAN weaponize anything.

Which probably says a lot about what side of the equation I fall on. :mort
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Re: Keen Kid Visits Security Conference. Hacks With Teddy.

Post by ScarletFlame » Wed Oct 25, 2017 19:29

I, for one, welcome our child prodigy overlords.
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