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Malware Infects TV’s Now

FLocker Maware Infects Smart TV’s

Interesting article over at TrendLabs (make of popular security software TrendMicro). The author writes about the Android Malware FLocker and how it infects Android based Smart TV’s.

Flocker Malware Infection Infects TV's

From the author:

FLocker is a police Trojan that pretends to be US Cyber Police or another law enforcement agency. It accuses potential victims of crimes they didn’t commit. Then, it demands 200 USD worth of iTunes gift cards. And based on our analysis, there are no major differences between a FLocker variant that can infect a mobile device and one that affects smart TVs.

Another reminder in the modern era to always be guarded and safe with your devices.

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