A security company known as ReVuln has created a video demonstrating that it can hack and root Samsung’s Smart TV range including the Samsung TV LED 3D. The video shows how a zero-day vulnerability in the TV’s firmware can be used to retrieve sensitive information and monitor the device remotely. However ReVuln aren’t disclosing this information to Samsung, instead the company prefers to sell its secrets to governments and “other paying customers.”
Chinese startup Xiaomi have hit the headlines quite often over the past few months with their the launch of the quad-core M2 and most recently their announcement of an Android set-top box. Now according to unnamed sources, Xiaomi are looking to produce a feature packed smart TV.
Recent rumors suggest that Microsoft is looking to take on Google and Apple TV with a set top box of their own known as Xbox TV. Sources close to the company seem to believe that Xbox TV will be competitively priced, and will run on Windows 8.
After so many bad news there had to be some sunshine on the horizon for Google TV, and, while we’re still only dealing with a ray or two, we’ll take it and hope for the best. The good news was brought quite surprisingly by LG UPlus, a Korean mobile phone operator and IPTV service provider.
Hardcore gamers are most likely aware that this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, takes place in Las Vegas this week, therefore we’re being bombarded... with gaming-related news from left and right. In fact, Samsung decided it’s time to become a “major force in the video game industry” and released a press release to announce its Samsung Cloud Gam...