Sex toy company apologises after vibrators secretly record users

As our devices grow more connected with every release, it also introduces a new problem in form of security and privacy. This problem has recently manifested itself again in a post on Reddit where user tydoctor discovered that a connected sex toy by Lovense kept a full audio recording of their intimate session.According to the post, “The lovense remote control vibrator app (used to control remote control sex toys made by lovense, such as this one) seems to be recording while the vibrator is on. I was going through my phone media to prepare it for a factory reset and came across a .3gp file named “tempSoundPlay.3gp” in the folder for the App. The file was a FULL audio recording 6 minutes long of the last time I had used the app to control my SO’s remote control vibrator (We used it at a bar while playing pool).”A company representative has since responded to the post claiming that this was not intentional and that it was a minor bug that has since been fixed in the latest update. They also n

Sex toy company apologises after vibrators secretly record users

Lovense blame a 'minor software bug' on the problem and say it has now been resolved

Mon 13 Nov 17 from The Independent

Sex toy company admits its vibrators 'secretly recorded intimate sessions'

Lovense blames 'software bug' after users discover intimate audio recordings stored without their knowledge

Sat 11 Nov 17 from The Independent

Lovense sex toy app recorded and stored nearby sounds

A smart vibrator-maker blames a bug for causing the software to save audio recordings.

Mon 13 Nov 17 from BBC Technology

Sex toy company apologizes after toys recorded audio

A Reddit user claimed Lovense Remote recorded a six-minute audio file on the app's local folder. The Hong Kong-based company said it was a 'minor bug' that they have fixed.

Mon 13 Nov 17 from Daily Mail

Connected Sex Toy Bug Accidentally Records Intimate Sessions

As our devices grow more connected with every release, it also introduces a new problem in form of security and privacy. This problem has recently manifested itself again in a post on Reddit ...

Fri 10 Nov 17 from Ubergizmo

Connected sex toys recorded intimate sessions without consent

Days ago, a Redditor discovered that their Lovense remote control app was unknowingly recording audio of a six-minute intimate session between the user and their significant other. ...

Fri 10 Nov 17 from Engadget

Sex toy company admits to recording users' remote sex sessions, calls it a 'minor bug'

I have some news: the Internet of Things is a mess. A hacked refrigerator sounds slightly scary, but a vibrator-controlling app that records all your sex sounds and stores them on ...

Fri 10 Nov 17 from The Verge

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