Samsung Smart TV security hole allows hackers to watch you, change channels or plug in malware | Wepyirang | Scoop.it
Researchers have found a vulnerability in an unspecified model of a Samsung LED 3D TV that they exploited to get root access to the TV and any attached USB drives. The bug, which can be used to gai...
Here's what the researchers found they could access:

TV settings and channel lists
SecureStorage accounts
Widgets and their configurations
History of USB movies
ID
Firmware
Whole partitions
USB drives attached to the TV


Gust MEES's insight:

I don't STOP to say it again and again: Nobody Is Perfect and any device connecting to Internet is vulnerable as it contains a at least a mini-computer and any mini-computer is vulnerable! Protect YOUR computer(s) and Smartphone(s):

- http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/29/cyber-hygiene-ict-hygiene-for-population-education-and-business/

Via Gust MEES, Linda Buckmaster