Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1958 Vizio: The spy in your TV
Vizio, with its Smart Interactivity feature, had gathered data from more than 11 million smart TVs. This Smart Interactivity "feature" worked by watching what you watch. It didn't matter where your content was coming from -- cable, streaming, DVD players, or over-the-air (OTA) broadcasts -- Vizio got it all.

Vizio began snooping on your TV watching in 2014. The company even allegedly retrofitted older models by installing its tracking software remotely. All of this, the FTC said, was done without telling consumers or getting their consent.
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#1963 Dozens of popular iOS apps vulnerable to intercept of TLS-protected data
#1962 Microsoft hosts the Windows source in a monstrous 300GB Git repository
#1961 InterContinental confirms breach at 12 hotels
#1960 Darknet follows Google's bug bounty lead: But this cash is for flaws that expose shady traders
#1959 Polish banks infected with malware hosted on their own government's site
#1958 Vizio: The spy in your TV
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