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Philips smart TVs open to remote attacks via default wireless connection, researchers say

2014/03/28

IDG News Service - (International) Researchers at ReVuln published a demonstration video showing that the newest firmware for some Philips smart TVs opens an insecure Miracast wireless network that could allow attackers within signal range to control the TV. The Miracast feature is vulnerable to attackers due to a hard-coded password.

Source: http://www.networkworld.com/news/2014/032814-philips-smart-tvs-open-to-280196.html

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