Friday, March 29, 2013

Who's watching whom? Camera Equipped Smart TV's can be hacked.

Security researchers have identified a vulnerability in Samsung’s Linux-based Smart TV software that could give a hacker near-complete access to the television. This includes any file on the television, any connected USB drive and, yes, the built-in camera and microphones found on the latest top-of-the-line LCD and plasma sets. In effect, this would allow a hacker to hear and see you as you're watching the TV.

ReVuln, a Malta-based firm that specializes in "vulnerability research for offensive and defensive security," showed how it could hack the TVs remotely from anywhere on the network where the TV itself is installed

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