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There is something eerily frightening about watching a toy robot puncture a tomato with a screwdriver while laughing hysterically to a soundtrack of Chucky, the possessed doll from those cheesy Child's Play horror flicks from the late 1980s into the late 1990s. But that is exactly how security researchers at IOActive decided to demonstrate the potential threat that stems from exploiting robotics. This was not a legitimate concern in the days of Teddy Ruxpin. Back then, the world was a very different place, both in the home and at the workplace. Today, however, we live in a connected landscape where robotics are increasingly commonplace everywhere you look. To underscore the need for increased... Read more...