An expert has claimed Mattel's Wi-Fi enabled Barbie can be hacked and the toy could even act like a surveillance device by listening into a family's conversations.
He hacked the doll's operating system to get access to network names and IDs.
Once inside a network, he said it is easy to access account information and stored audio files as well as gain access to the microphone.
Josh Golin, the executive director of Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood said at the time: 'Hello Barbie is a terrible toy that threatens children's privacy, well-being and creativity.
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