Your smart TV may be collecting more info than you realize

 

Source: Jefferson, Graham, USA Today

Consumer Reports just analyzed smart TVs from the five biggest US 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. 

How bad is the security? So poor, according to its report, that it was able to take over 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 objectionable content from YouTube.  

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