Samsung smart TVs transmit recorded voice data in plain text

Himanshu Arora

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Last week, Samsung found itself in hot water after its Smart TV privacy policy effectively revealed that the devices are potentially eavesdropping on users and sharing the collected information. Shortly thereafter, the company updated the privacy policy, clarifying that only...

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Jad Chaar

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I always liked my SmartTV from 2011 but I really hope they fix this before I upgrade in 4-5 years...
 

OneSpeed

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I don't see any text from the voice audio transcript in that little screen. Just want to see it if they are making such a claim.
 

Kibaruk

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I don't see any text from the voice audio transcript in that little screen. Just want to see it if they are making such a claim.

You don't like reading too much do you.

the security firm later claimed that its researchers were even able to decode the encoded voice audio, allowing them to replay whatever the television had recorded
 

MikeAcker

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This is a blessing in disguise: now we can flip them off and cuss them out when they show their crappy ads over and over and over