FBI Warns Smart TVs Could Allow Hackers Access To Your Home Network

The Portland office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation recently warned that cybercriminals have figured out ways to compromise smart TVs, including hacking them. The FBI pointed out that Smart TVs are pretty much computers and many of them feature cameras and microphones which predators could use to commit serious privacy intrusions, such as cyberstalking users in their own homes. In addition, a smart TV could be a gateway to a home network, allowing hackers to gain personal information from the set or other devices connected to the home network.

For protection against potential cybersecurity threats, the FBI called on owners to review all features of their smart TV and read there manual to learn how to control them. For more steps, you can take to protect yourself and to read the full article click here.

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