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The Other Remote Control
In April, a security researcher looking to play a prank discovered that he could cause his brother's Internet-connected TV to crash by sending it commands over a home network, according to the website Ars Technica. Meanwhile, Mocana, a security company, has said that vulnerabilities in some Internet-connected HDTVs could allow hackers to trick users into filling out fake online forms to steal their credit-card information. As if TV weren't already bad enough for us.