Samsung asks users to please virus-scan their TVs

Found on Ars Technica on Tuesday, 18 June 2019
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Does Samsung believe there's a real danger of malware infection on its smart TVs? Obviously, any computing device with random-access storage can run malicious code.

The best way to keep your big, expensive smart TV safe is never to allow it access to your network in the first place.

Everyhing that is network-connected can be exploited; and the security history in the IoT world shows well enough that it will happen.