Your smart TV is watching you watching TV, Consumer Reports finds

Your smart TV is watching you watching TV, Consumer Reports finds

Your smart TV is watching you watching TV, Consumer Reports finds

Millions of smart TVs sitting in family living rooms are vulnerable to hackers taking control — and could be tracking the household's personal viewing habits much more closely than their owners realize, according to a new Consumer Reports investigation.

The non-profit consumer product testing organization examined five of the top smart TVs on the market and found that in several of them, "a relatively unsophisticated hacker" could conduct remote hijinks like cranking the volume to a roar, knocking the TV off the Wi-Fi network, quickly changing channels or forcing it to play objectionable YouTube content.

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