When Hackers Attack

The Final Frontier: WiFi Hack Broadcasts Porn On Best Buy TVs


Signal hacking, which probably reached its Zenith with the infamous and surreal “Max Headroom” hack of a Chicago TV broadcast in 1987, may be making a bit of a comeback with the advent of WiFi enabled Smart TVs. That’s one possibility suggested by the WiFi hack of a South Carolina Best Buy that displayed “extremely, extremely pornographic” images on several 55-inch TVs in the store’s display.

Gloria Berg, who was in the store with her children at the time, complained to the manager. In an interview with a local TV station, Mrs. Berg told of the the manager’s interesting response to her concerns: Read More