Flaws expose DVB-T2 set-top boxes to botnet & ransomware attacks

From hackread.com

2 set-top boxes found vulnerable to ransomware

Almost every device today can be vulnerable to cyber attacks, be it a computer or a simple remote control. Keeping this in mind, just recently, Avast Security has released a detailed blog post highlighting how 2 DVB top-set boxes are vulnerable to both botnet and ransomware attacks.

The boxes happen to be THOMSON THT741FTA and Philips DTR3502BFTA allowing consumers to enable their televisions to support DVB-T2 when not inbuilt.

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