Security researchers found flaws in a smart tracker that was aimed at the elderly, especially those with dementia or other cognitive issues.

In research released late this week, Pen Test Partners found flaws in source code that the manufacturer posted publicly. Most of the watches use SETracker as a backend, an app owned by the Chinese company 3G Electronics based in Shenzhen City.

While at first blush, this finding could get passed off as another bad Chinese-made watch for kids, or a typical IoT problem, Ken Munro, partner at Pen Test Partners said it’s much more serious this time.

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