Wikileaks: CIA can turn your Smart TV into a surveillance device

[A] program known as “Weeping Angel” gave the CIA access to Samsung TV’s suite of Smart TVs, allowing hackers to turn the television set’s built-in microphone into a surreptitious surveillance gadget. All the while, the TV would appear off, though the hardware inside would reportedly continue to operate. – Brandon Russell, TechnoBuffalo http://ift.tt/2mD7DzD