LG TVs at risk from hackers spying on users — what to do now | #hacking | #cybersecurity | #infosec | #comptia | #pentest | #hacker

If you thought protecting your smartphone and laptop from hackers was bad enough, a new report has revealed the types of vulnerabilities that can be hiding in the background of the best TVs.

According to a new blog post from Bitdefender, many of the best LG TVs running webOS versions 4 through 7 contained a number of vulnerabilities that, if exploited, could allow an attacker to add themselves as a user and gain root access to your TV. From there, they could use command injection to drop dangerous malware, snoop on the traffic coming and going from your TV and even move laterally across your home network.


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