Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Sex robots could be hijacked by hackers and used to cause harm or even kill people, a cybersecurity expert has warned. Artificial intelligence researchers have consistently warned of the security risks posed by internet-connected robots, with hundreds recently calling on governments to ban weaponized robots. The latest warning comes from a cybersecurity expert who made the prophecy to several U.K. newspapers. "Hackers can hack into a robot or a robotic device and have full control of the connections, arms, legs and other attached tools like in some cases knives or welding devices," Nicholas Patterson, a cybersecurity lecturer at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia, told the Star.


Alternate links: Google News | Twitter

This is exactly why I had to break up with my last robot. Let's just leave it at that.


Admin's note: Participants in this discussion must follow the site's moderation policy. Profanity will be filtered. Abusive conduct is not allowed.

Not sure it's a bad thing if both Miss America and Wonder Woman robots, ah, you know, double up on a dude like me, before killing me ...

What a way to go ~

#1 | Posted by PinchALoaf at 2018-01-03 08:56 PM | Reply

Something you have sex with can possibly kill you? Sounds like marriage.

#2 | Posted by Whizzo at 2018-01-03 09:47 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

This is the best --------- ever!

1. Make sure they got smelly feet.

2. Make them stand near doggy door.

3. Wait for Private First Class to start his nightly boot licking mission.

4. Turn on live YouTube feed.

5. Observe as Private First Class sticks head through doggy door to smell feet.


7. Try not to die laughing.

#3 | Posted by J_Tremain at 2018-01-04 09:11 AM | Reply

I've caught a virus from a robot prostitute.

Is it an STD?

No, it's a trojan horse.

#4 | Posted by kudzu at 2018-01-04 11:03 AM | Reply

Death by -------?

#5 | Posted by JeffJ at 2018-01-04 11:10 AM | Reply

As a rule I avoid sex robots that have attached tools like knives or welding devices.

#6 | Posted by visitor_ at 2018-01-04 11:27 AM | Reply

Early prototype:


#7 | Posted by rcade at 2018-01-04 03:19 PM | Reply

Death by snu-snu!

#8 | Posted by TFDNihilist at 2018-01-04 03:31 PM | Reply

Comments are closed for this entry.

Home | Breaking News | Comments | User Blogs | Stats | Back Page | RSS Feed | RSS Spec | DMCA Compliance | Privacy | Copyright 2018 World Readable

Drudge Retort