Can TVs and refrigerators really spew botnet spam

Discussion in 'privacy problems' started by siljaline, Jan 28, 2014.

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  2. siljaline

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    So-called smart TV's are getting really scary that include features one presumably has zero control.
    Take this Samsung TV featured at a large Canadian furniture and home products retailer.

    A Web Browser integrated into my TV with content sharing ? Not in my living room.

    http://www.leons.ca/televisions/sam...h5203afxzc-32-1080p-smart-led-tv/1645943.aspx
     
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    Internet of Things starter kit unveiled by ARM and IBM

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-31584546
     
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    http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/...omplaint-against-samsungs-voice-operated-tvs/
     
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    Samsung, Sony not-so-smart TVs go titsup for TWO days
    http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/02/26/samsung_sony_tv_outage/
     
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    http://www.digitaltrends.com/home-t...kers-need-to-voice-their-security-to-you-now/
     
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    http://www.geekwire.com/2015/ibm-pl...push-lures-the-weather-channel-away-from-aws/
     
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    http://www.theguardian.com/technolo...g-launches-smartthings-internet-of-things-hub
     
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    John McAfee: We're in a Dangerous Situation with IoT (Internet of Things)
    http://news.softpedia.com/news/john...tion-with-iot-internet-of-things-490909.shtml

     
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    Surviving in an IoT-enabled world
    https://securelist.com/analysis/publications/72595/surviving-in-an-iot-enabled-world/
     
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    IoT Gas Detectors Are Vulnerable to Cyber-Attacks
    http://news.softpedia.com/news/iot-gas-detectors-are-vulnerable-to-cyber-attacks-497174.shtml

     
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    This all reminds me of Rule 34 by Charles Stross ;)
     
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