A news report claims that hackers were able to secretly capture intimate footage of a married couple and upload it to a porn website.
But I’ve got a number of questions…
We head to Hong Kong to look at how technology has helped anti-government protesters (and how China has tried to disrupt it), Samsung is skittish over whether to tell TV owners to virus-scan their devices, and you won’t believe whose website is not GDPR-compliant.
All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by James Thomson.
TheHackerGiraffe, the hacker who breached innocent users’ unsecured printers, Google Chromecast streaming devices, and smart TVs to promote the PewDiePie YouTube channel, has announced his retirement.
Printers start churning out ASCII art after a vigilante hacker hijacks 160,000 devices, a researcher reveals how you can get Donald Trump to tweet an embarrassing spoof video of himself, and has your smart TV been snooping on you?
Check out our latest “Smashing Security” podcast.
Researchers are actively tracking a ransomware family whose variants can infect all Android devices, including smart TVs.
David Bisson reports.
Your internet-enabled Samsung Smart TV could be listening to everything you say, and sharing it with third parties.
Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.
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.
Here’s the video that LG doesn’t want you to see.
See for yourself what the firm may have been planning to do with its Smart Ad technology, which can snoop on your TV watching behaviour.
What’s gone so wrong with big companies that they can’t simply say *sorry* when they screw up?
LG says you’ll now be able to turn off its TVs’ spy capability.