Wireless Sex Toys Are Getting Hacked & This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

If you’re someone with a “smart” sex toy and it starts going off for no reason it’s likely it’s been hacked. Yes, hacking wireless sex toys is a thing and its even got a name, “screwdriving.”

Apparently, hackers are able to detect these devices from outside your home and then hijack them. The term “screwdriving” is a variation on the hacker term “wardriving,” which is the act of driving around looking for Wi-Fi networks.

To prove the warning is legit, the cyber security professionals from Penetration Test Partners (no pun indid a demo showing how easy it is to take over a Bluetooth butt plug.

This is why we can’t have nice things.

 

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