Using New Digital Standard, Consumer Reports Finds Samsung, Roku Smart TVs Vulnerable to Hacking

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Consumer Reports has found that millions of smart TVs can be controlled by hackers exploiting easy-to-find security flaws. The problems affect Samsung televisions, along with models made by TCL and other brands that use the Roku TV smart-TV platform, as well as streaming devices such as the Roku Ultra.

Consumer Reports found a relatively unsophisticated hacker could change TV channels, turn up the volume, kick the TV off the Wi-Fi connection, and play YouTube videos. This