Teledildonics users ‘sexually assaulted’ by hackers 'spying on people having sex' - Security expert showed how easy it is to hack a butt-plug

" Italian infosec researcher Giovanni Mellini demonstrated in 2017 how a Bluetooth-enabled butt plug could be easily co-opted by hackers to allow unauthorised access.
Like a lot of ‘Internet of Things’ devices the Hush by Lovense uses a low-energy implementation of Bluetooth to allow sex partners to control each others’ pleasure remotely.

Mellini showed how an unscrupulous operator could easily get access to the device and commit a wireless sexual assault.

Similarly, Trend Micro demonstrated how they could hack into a web-connected vibrator at the CeBIT technology fair in Germany.

This was purely for a security demonstration – but there’s a serious potential behind it: “If I hack a vibrator it’s just fun,” said Raimund Genes, chief technology officer at Trend Micro. “But if I can get to the back-end, I can blackmail the manufacturer.””

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