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Trend Micro: Ransomware is now targeting smart TVs

Ransomware is quickly becoming a favorite tool among financially-motivated hackers as it offers the opportunity for a quick payout without the risks associated with identity theft. But as security researchers work to improve defenses, cyber attackers are also busy looking…

Qualcomm quietly cans Smart TV-inspired Snapdragon 802 SoC

Qualcomm headed to CES last month with big plans for the Smart TV / set-top box / digital media adapter market. The semiconductor specialist announced a new SoC in early January known as the Snapdragon 802 specializing in Ultra HD…

LG TV leak gives a glimpse of a resurrected webOS

It has been a long time since LG Electronics purchased webOS from HP with a goal of re-purposing the software for use in smart TVs. Today well-known leaker @evleaks posted an image of an upcoming LG-made smart TV powered by…