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Smart Home and SmartTV

Today, your TV is not just a television it’s a “Smart Device. These modern tools are no longer just for watching TV, they connect via the Internet with YouTube, show helpful information about the current program and can be extended by apps to additional functions. Switching via voice control is also possible.

But the mass market for Internet-compatible TVs is not only interesting for manufacturers, but also for data collectors and hackers. Privacy advocates warn against the overly relaxed handling of smart TVs – security and data protection. You may not realize it but your TV may be tracking you and sending information to data collectors.

But there is a way to make Smart TVs safe and prevent espionage in the living room, this category of the eBlogger will provide some tips how you can be smarter at home with your TV use.

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Enough Is Enough: How To Stop Your Smart TV From Sending Out Data

Enough Is Enough: How To Stop Your Smart TV From Sending Out Data

22. Jan 2018 / Editorial Staff
Today, every device has to be "Smart."  So also does the TV.  These modern tools are no longer just for watching TV, they connect via the Internet with YouTube, show helpful information about the current program and can be extended by apps to additional functions.  Switching via voice control is a Read More
TV’s are Calling Home: Samsung Smart TV Security is Absent

TV’s are Calling Home: Samsung Smart TV Security is Absent

22. Jan 2018 / Editorial Staff
Not only hackers threaten the privacy of TV viewers.  A study by eBlocker reveals how intensively manufacturers, tracking services, and TV stations can use smart TV devices to retrieve usage data from their customers or viewers and condense them into precise personality profiles. Permanent Data Flo Read More