The vulnerabilities were found last year by the security firm Pen Test Partners, which specializes in finding bugs in Internet of Things devices. The distributor says it contracted with a third party to do an additional penetration test of the cock cage's app. "The security issue reported by Pen Test Partners was in the QIUI app, not the CELLMATE chastity device. To support this claim, Jansen referred to a third-party security assessment (called a penetration test) which they showed Pen Test Partners. Jansen declined to share the third party pen test.