Holy sh*t! Smart toilet hack attack!

Tagged: Cyber-Attack, Smartphone, Toilet Humor, Technology
Source: Ars Technica - Read the full article
Posted: 50 weeks 3 days ago

"Information security firm Trustwave has reported a potential cyber-attack vector to a device you may have never expected the phrase "security vulnerability" would be applied (other than in reference to the end of a toilet paper roll, that is). In an advisory issued August 1, Trustwave warned of a Bluetooth security vulnerability in Inax's Satis automatic toilet. Functions of the Satis—including the raising and lowering of its lid and operation of its bidet and flushing nozzles—can be remotely controlled from an Android application called "My Satis" over a Bluetooth connection..."

 

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3dGameMan
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LOL... It really doesn't..

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Tivon
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As crappy as this news might seem, why does a toilet need remote flushing with an Android Phone?

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