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'Red button' attack could compromise some smart TVs


Threatpost - (International) Researchers with Columbia University's Network Security Lab reported that a vulnerability in the Hybrid Broadcast Broadband Television (HbbTV) feature in some smart TVs could allow attackers to steal personal information, access home networks, and perform denial of service (DoS) attacks by luring users to a compromised channel.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:20:29