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Consumer Reports: Flaws Make Samsung, Roku TVs Vulnerable

Consumer Reports warns that smart TVs by Samsung and other vendors are vulnerable to disorienting remote attacks. 

Consumer Reports Publishes Draft Cyber Standard

In-brief: Consumer Reports released a draft standard for security digital devices, calling on manufacturers to secure their products and give consumers the right to repair them. 

Is the Internet of Things the New Frontier for Cyber Extortion? – TrendLabs

In-brief: Trend Micro argues that Internet of Things devices including connected vehicle and smart home products are a natural next step for ransomware scammers.

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Smart TV + Rogue App = Surveillance Device

In-brief: researchers have demonstrated how a snooping Android application can turn an Android based smart television set into an omnibus surveillance device. Get ready for more IoT misappropriations like this.

Samsung Positions TV as Secure IoT Hub For Home

In-brief: Samsung said on Wednesday that new security features in its Tizen-based Smart TVs would protect consumer data stored on the device, encrypt communications to- and from the device and protect the TVs from malicious software.