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SmartTV vulnerability

SmartTV vulnerability

Low level of protection allows the substitution of TV broadcasts and to get access to an electronic purse of the owner.

As reported in his blog German researcher Martin Herfurt, he was able to crack the Samsung TVs with the SmartTV.

The expert noted that a successful cyber attack carried out from a remote computer to broadcast programs on technology HbbTV (Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV), which used in TVs Samsung.

After he managed to break the system to replace the broadcast, get the ability to create fake subtitles and even generate a currency for peer to peer payment system Bitcoin, as well as perform other unauthorized actions. (more…)