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Is my Samsung Smart TV vulnerable to the "weeping angel" attack?

Weeping Angel No, you were with a probability bordering on certainty not spied on by the Weeping Angel at least as described in the leaked documents. Why? The attack involved a physical component—"...
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Is my Samsung Smart TV vulnerable to the "weeping angel" attack?

I'm drawing primarily from this article on ibtimes.com. There are several things you should realise: Weeping Angel can only infect Samsung TV's from 2012 and 2013. From the article referenced: The ...
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Is my Samsung Smart TV vulnerable to the "weeping angel" attack?

To answer your second question, yes, this attack was publicized in 2013 at Black Hat. Two Korean researchers demonstrated an attack that was developed against Android. Attacking TVs was easier than ...
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Is my Samsung Smart TV vulnerable to the "weeping angel" attack?

There are multiple aspects. Let's try on the 'means, motive. and opportunity' filter: Means: Weeping Angel is (one) technical possibility, provided you have a particular make, model and year of TV. ...
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What ports does an LG TV open?

I found this list: Port Scanning host results Open TCP Port: 1061 Open TCP Port: 1424 Open TCP Port: 1900 ssdp Open TCP Port: 1970 Open TCP Port: 3000 ws Open TCP Port: 3001 ...
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How to debug a DLNA infrastructure?

These problems are always tricky to figure out. The approach I take is to first document each network interface on each device, including routers, access points, and POWERlan adapters. Record the MAC ...
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Starting LG Smart TV apps (other than Netflix & Amazon) with Harmony

I found a workaround for this, you add a new TV device for each activity. I figured I should post it, as I have not found any information on this elsewhere. In MyHarmony app, click Devices and add a ...
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Starting LG Smart TV apps (other than Netflix & Amazon) with Harmony

Here's a very late answer: I found that setting the interkey delay to zero in the Harmony desktop app (Devices/LG TV/Change Device Settings/Device delay settings/Inter-key delay) means a single ...
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What the OS used by Samsung smart TV UE46ES6300S

According to the TV model groups of the Samsung Smart TV developer site, the UE6300 series uses TV SDK 4.1, which is part of the "legacy" versions (newer versions use Tizen). You can find the ...
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SmartThings/Google Home with Samsung UN55KS9000 TV

After I posted this question, at some point I checked the SmartThings app and something in my previous attempts must've worked as I can now see the TV and control it from within ST. I plan to remove ...
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Why does my TV not show the mediafiles provided by DLNA?

The problem was the "." in the nameing of the files. The files were named e.g.: "Doctor Who (2005) - S01E01 - Rose.720p.x264 AC3.mkv" I renamed them to e.g.: "Doctor Who (2005) - S01E01 - ...
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Installing apps on TCL Smart TV

You can't. I have the 50 inch model with the same crappy TV4 apps. (COMPLETE GARBAGE) TCL NEEDS to be embarrassed by loading such garbage. The only option is to either purchase an android box (NVIDA ...
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Connecting Devices In Home

Google Assistant is not something you buy, you buy devices that support Google Assistant to varying degrees (e.g. a Nest Home Hub Max supports just about everything possible, where as a Google Home ...
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