People around the world, in their millions, are dumping their old dumb TV and get themselves the smart TVs. Just what smartphones did to feature phones, smart TVs will do to dumb TVs.
If you recall back in the days when feature phones were trendy, there was little to no concern about personal cyber security on these mobile devices. Nowadays, your own phone (smartphone) is just a humming beacon calling out would-be attackers; from black hat hackers, to government bodies like the U.S.’s NSA.
The same types of concerns will come up with smart TVs; if you doubt that your TV is harvesting your watching pattern and what you watch then selling that information to marketers to build your advertisement account. Well, it does! Now if you think that is sinister, well here comes the real shocker. Your smart TV could be used by hackers to spy on you, take recording (audio and/or video), snapshots, and even used as a loophole to gain access to your local network and hack other connected devices (think IoT kind of stuff).
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