10 Mar 2017

Cybersecurity and Smart TV's

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:15 pm on 10 March 2017
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The latest Wikileaks revelations have been an eye opener about the ways in which you can now be monitored through your smart devices around the house. The documents describe tools which can turn simple household devices into eavesdroppers and spies.In other words anything that's equipped with a camera and microphone function can be hacked to record your conversations and online, as we all know, data can be accessed. The head of  Waikato University's cyber security lab, Dr Ryan Ko speaks to Jesse about how people can protect themselves.

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