Your Christmas gift could be a hacker's dream come true

Security experts say the vulnerabilities of "Internet of Things" devices such as fitness bands, smartwatches, drones and connected appliances could be exploited.

Any connected device "can be a pivot point into your network," said Bruce Snell, cyber-security and privacy director for Intel Security.

Although breaking into a wearable device or drone does not necessarily provide immediate value for a hacker, it can lead to a connection to a smartphone and data, which is stored in the internet cloud, security experts note.

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