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FBI Warns Smart TVs May Be Spying on Owners

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FBI Warns Smart TVs May Be Spying on Owners

FBI Warns Smart TVs May Be Spying on Owners

FBI Warns Smart TVs May Be Spying on Owners.

The FBI issued a pre-holiday warning regarding the various security risks that could result from purchasing a smart TV.

At the low end of the risk spectrum, they can change channels, play with the volume, and show your kids inappropriate videos.

In a worst-case scenario, they can turn on your bedroom TV's camera and microphone and silently cyberstalk you.

, FBI, via warning.

Smart TVs equipped with internet streaming and facial recognition capabilities are particularly vulnerable to being hacked.

The FBI recommends owners educate themselves about the deviceโ€™s security settings and learn how to disable microphones and cameras.

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