Is your Smart TV spying on you?


Buyer beware If you have a smart TV with built-in Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX), YouTube (NASDAQ:GOOGL), Hulu and other web connections. Consumer Reports analyzed smart TVs from five big TV brands, Samsung, LG, Sony, TCL and VIZIO and found several problems. All can track what consumers watch, and two of the brands failed a basic security test. According to the report, hackers were able to take complete remote control of the TVs from Samsung and TCL's branded Roku TV, which included changing channels, upping the volume, installing new apps and playing questionable content from YouTube.

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