News Wrap: Hotel Robot Hacks, FTC Stalkerware Crackdown


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Threatpost editors break down the top news stories for the week ended Oct. 25. The biggest stories include:

  • An unsecured NFC tag opening a door totrivial exploitation of robotsthat are used inside Japanese hotels.
  • The FTC has bannedthe sale of three apps – marketed to monitor children and employees – unless the developers can prove that the apps will be used for legitimate purposes.
  • Developer interfaces were used by Security Research Labs researchers to turn digital home assistantsinto 'Smart Spies'.

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