'Give me bitcoins or prepare to die': Shocking video shows how retail robots could be hacked to display PORN, demand ransom, and curse out customers | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


'Give me bitcoins or prepare to die': Shocking video shows how retail robots could be hacked to display PORN, demand ransom, and curse out customers

If you thought typical cyberattacks were scary, think again.

Security researchers have discovered a new vulnerability in popular robots that allows hackers to manipulate how the robots talk, move and process information.

Using a ransomware attack, cybercriminals can make robots angrily demand bitcoin as ransom for personal data, display hardcore porn and even insult you with curse words.

The ransomware can be used to compromise both of SoftBank's humanoid robots, Pepper and NAO.

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