Trend Micro has studied cyber threat to modern TVs
Trend Micro has released a infographic for today’s cyber threats such as TV Smart TV. According to statistics, by 2016 the share of Smart TV will account for 85% of the market.
According to experts at Trend Micro, the fact that the Smart TV allows its owners to access the Internet, in particular, to the accounts on different sites, is likely to lead to the fact that in the near future attackers will launch phishing attack on the Smart TV.
In addition, experts point out that the lack of Smart TV standard keyboard, most likely, will lead to the fact that users will be too simple passwords.
Some experts argue that modern TVs, such as Smart TV, it is possible to install malicious software on a regular computer. Therefore, attackers will be able to steal user data Smart TV and monitor their online activity.
Experts recommend installing the usual means of protection to prevent the attackers to penetrate the device and access to personal information.
Infographic published by Trend Micro, also contains recommendations on how to protect TVs, such as Smart TV, the aforementioned cyber threats, including the use of a strong password, standard protection and parental controls.
Infographic is available at: http://about-threats.trendmicro.com/us/infographics/infograph/smart-tv-ready-for-primetime