October 7, 2020 | gadget | No Comments
A security flaw in a hi-tech chastity belt for men made it possible for hackers to remotely lock all the devices in use simultaneously.
The internet-linked sheath has no manual override, so owners might have been faced with the prospect of having to use a grinder or bolt cutter to free themselves from its metal clamp.
The sex toy’s app has been fixed by its Chinese developer after a team of UK security professionals flagged the bug.
They have also published a workaround.
This could be useful to anyone still using the old version of the app who finds themselves locked in as a result of an attacker making use of the revelation.
Any other attempt to cut through the device’s plastic body poses a risk of harm.