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Smartphone-controlled toilet vulnerable to hacker attack

The Bluetooth enabled Satis commode can be remotely controlled via an Android app. The My Satis app can raise the toilet seat, flush, and more. Music can be streamed through the commode's built-in speakers, and the app's usage history calculates electricity & water consumption.

The danger of owning a Bluetooth enabled toilet? Since the four zero PIN is hardwired and cannot be reset, it can be hacked according to a BBC report.

Anyone with the app within Bluetooth range could connect and create a some bathroom commotion - flushing, raising and lowering the seat, and such.

As homes get smarter manufacturers will need to be more aware of security vulnerabilities no matter how harmless they may seem.

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