Best Buy had their WiFi network accessed by two unknown individuals who then utilized the network in order to display porn on the United States’ retailer’s 55-inch televisions. Following the refusal of comment or lack of action taken by the store located in Greenville, the firm’s corporate office apologized on the hack which was seemingly exposed to several families and young children.

One of the customers who witnessed the pornographic image showing up on the range of huge televisions, Gloria Berg, stated that an image of simply a man and woman was showcased. Although she didn’t explain any details, her response gives a rough idea of what she, her son and his children saw:

It was extremely, extremely pornographic image. I think even the word ‘pornographic’ doesn’t cover it.  I have never watched pornography, so I don’t know what else you can see there, but to me, I really felt extremely violated.

She said that the image had, after showing up on the screens, stayed up for various minutes until the store’s manager attended to the situation by taking it down. The manager had then told Berg that their WiFi was accessed by someone who had done the same thing a day before; something which, apparently, the manager couldn’t do anything about:

They, like, brush it off like it’s…who cares?  Nobody cares.  It’s pornography.  And we are getting adjusted to that kind of mentality.  That’s why we are losing our morals.

The corporate office of Best Buy were contacted to which resulted with the following response:

Two individuals accessed our store’s wireless signal to broadcast inappropriate content on a smart television display. In both cases, we worked immediately to disable the inappropriate content. We greatly apologize for this unfortunate incident and we are working to ensure that it does not happen again.

Best Buy further refused to comment on if they managed to identify the individuals who accessed the WiFi system and if they had done so whether criminal charges were to be considered against the pair. The Berg family, however, has taken action by filing a complaint to the police regarding the dissemination of pornographic material.

Greenville police confirmed that a complaint was filed on the matter but an investigator has yet to be assigned; however, one will be, they assured. They continued to state the image that was showcased would need to be viewed (the police has yet to contact Best Buy about this) by them in order to determine whether local or state laws were violated.