Who’s watching whom? Is Your Smart TV Spying on You?

Recent research shows Smart TVs are just as vulnerable to a hacking attack as your home computer. These Smart TVs have an IP address which provide the capabilities to connect you to a number of web apps such as Facebook, YouTube, and Skype that run off common computer code (Javascript or HTML5) This type of code is susceptible to everyday malware attacks when left unprotected. Manufacturers have issued fixes to reinforce the exposed code. However, you re only as safe as your searches, so keep your passwords fresh.

Source: https://www.mcafee.com/blogs/consumer/consumer-threat-reports/whos-watching-whom-is-your-smart-tv-spying-on-you/

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