After computer and smartphones, the SmartTV are the next.
The rising popularity of SmartTV is a handicap for the hackers to try to exploit it. Sooner or later the security of these devices is going to be compromised.
It happened first on computers and recently on Smartphones, every system than becomes popular could be a potential target for hackers. Now, SmartTVs are increasing popularity and several reports are yet stating that the hacking community spotted the gap to start doing nasty thing on it.
According to PCWorld:
More coverage in the link below.
NEWS SOURCE #1: http://thehackernews.com/2012/04/security-concern-internet-enabled-tv.html
NEWS SOURCE #2: http://www.pcworld.com/article/253986/spoiler_alert_your_tv_will_be_hacked.html
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