smart tv

  1. AlphaAtlas

    Samsung Loads McAfee Antivirus Onto Smart TVs

    TechSpot reports that Samsung is pre-installing Mcafee Security on its 2019 TVs because McAfee is paying them to do it. As the publication points out, Samsung TVs run the partially open source, largely Samsung developed Tizen OS, so whatever software McAfee installs won't have much in common...
  2. AlphaAtlas

    Hackers Use Smart TVs to Promote PewDiePie

    Motherboard says that 2 hackers tapped into Chromecasts and Smart TVs to promote the prolific Youtuber PewDiePie. "HackerGiraffe" and "j3ws3r," the duo behind the attack, were reportedly behind an older hack that forced 50,000 printers to print PewDiePie Propaganda. The hackers also posted, and...
  3. Schtask

    Root Access Through Radio

    Rafael Scheel has found that hacking the glowing box in your living room is as easy as spending 180 bucks on a DVB-T transmitter. Once the transmitter is in range of the target boob-tube the hack begins to exploit hybrid broadcast TV signals to leverage common bugs that exist in most web...