Two US senators have asked the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate smart TV makers amid fears and evidence that companies might be using devices to collect data and track users without their knowledge.
The Mozilla Foundation has released a new stable version of Firefox —version 59— that comes with speed improvements, privacy-enhancing features, but also a new Firefox release dedicated to Amazon Fire TV users.
A new botnet appeared over the weekend, and it's targeting Android devices by scanning for open debug ports so it can infect victims with malware that mines the Monero cryptocurrency.
A botched firmware update for Samsung smart TVs has left many owners unable to use their devices, two weeks after it happened.
Security researchers from Neseso are sounding the alarm on a vulnerability they've discovered in Samsung smart TVs that Samsung declined to fix.
A new attack on smart TVs allows a malicious actor to take over devices using rogue DVB-T (Digital Video Broadcasting — Terrestrial) signals, get root access on the smart TV, and use the device for all sorts of nasty actions, ranging from DDoS attacks to spying on end users.
The CIA has developed a hacking tool named Weeping Angel that can turn Samsung smart TVs into covert listening devices.
Vizio agreed on Monday to pay a fine of $2.2 million after it was caught secretly collecting user data and then selling personal user details to third-parties without the user's explicit consent.