Archive for the ‘Smart TV hack’ Category

SUPRA Smart TV Flaw Lets Attackers Hijack Screens With Any Video

June 3rd, 2019
I have said it before, and I will say it again — Smart devices are one of the dumbest technologies, so far, when it comes to protecting users' privacy and security. As more and more smart devices are being sold worldwide, consumers should be aware of security and privacy risks associated with the so-called intelligent devices. When it comes to internet-connected devices, smart TVs are the

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Over 85% Of Smart TVs Can Be Hacked Remotely Using Broadcasting Signals

April 1st, 2017

The Internet-connected devices are growing at an exponential rate, and so are threats to them.

Due to the insecure implementation, a majority of Internet-connected embedded devices, including Smart TVs, Refrigerators, Microwaves, Security Cameras, and printers, are routinely being hacked and used as weapons in cyber attacks.

We have seen IoT botnets like Mirai – possibly the biggest

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Android Ransomware now targets your Smart TV, Too!

June 15th, 2016

Do you own a Smartwatch, Smart TV, Smart fridge, or any Internet-connected smart device?

If your answer is yes, then you need to know the latest interest of the cyber criminals in the field of Internet of Things.

Ransomware!

After targeting hospitals, universities, and businesses, Ransomware has started popping up on Smart TV screens.

A new version of the Frantic Locker (better known as

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