Did you buy a smart TV on Black Friday or Cyber Monday? There are a bunch of great deals for smart TVs just in time before Christmas. However, you should be careful.
The FBI decided to put a warning on its official website so that consumers know about the security risks associated with Smart TVs. Many do not know that there are some security concerns that you should keep an eye out for on your Smart TVs. With the increase in applications and streaming services for our TVs, it is also a new target for attackers.
They might compromise the security of your TV to get access to your router or maybe listen to you or even watch you in your own home if there is a microphone/video camera on the TV.
So, they highlight the reasons why you should be concerned about the security of your Smart TVs just like you are for your smartphone. And, it is a message worth paying attention to. It can all add up to people infiltrating your info and invading your home’s privacy.
These days you can’t be too careful. Devices are watching and listening to us when we don’t know it.