Philips Smart TVs riddled with security and privacy flaws, researcher reveals

A researcher has discovered that so-called Smart TVs from Philips suffer from a number of serious security flaws that could allow hackers to steal information from attached USB sticks, play pornographic movies as a prank, and hackers access viewers’ online accounts.

Zero-day exploit in Apple’s iOS operating system “sold for $500,000”

The shady world of the vulnerability researchers who find serious security holes in software, and sell them to the highest bidder.