Smart TV Vulnerability Could Affect Gmail Accounts

Security researcher Luigi Auriemma has identified a vulnerability in Philips smart TVs that hackers can use to connect to devices in proximity to the television set. Once of the scariest details is that the hole could expose Gmail authentication cookies to hackers, giving them access to a user's email address. In addition, the vulnerability allows hackers to access data stored on a USB drive connected to the TV.

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