How your Smart TV could be spying on you

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The FBI warned consumers this week that their smart TVs may be collecting extensive data about them.

In a message to Christmas shoppers, the agency warned that smart TVs are vulnerable to cyberattacks. This is because they are connected to the internet and include features such as microphones and cameras.

The FBI said that if a device is hacked, hackers could use these features to cyberstalk someone.

The bureau urged owners of smart TVs to take preventive actions against this by learning their devices' privacy settings and how to turn off its microphones and cameras.

RUNDOWN SHOWS:
1. Smart TVs could be collecting extensive data from users
2. Why smart TVs are vulnerable to cyberattacks
3. A hacker using microphones and camera on a smart TV to cyberstalk people
4. How to prevent against such cyberattacks

VOICEOVER (in English):

"The FBI warned consumers this week that smart TVs may be collecting extensive data about their users."

"In a message to Christmas shoppers, the agency warned that smart TVs are vulnerable to cyberattacks. This is because they are connected to the internet and include features such as microphones and cameras."

"The FBI said that if a device is hacked, hackers could use these features to cyberstalk someone."

"The bureau urged owners of smart TVs to take preventive actions against this by learning their devices' privacy settings and how to turn off its microphones and cameras."

SOURCES: CNN, TechCrunch, FBI
https://edition.cnn.com/2019/12/02/politics/smart-tv-fbi-warning-cyber-monday/index.html
https://techcrunch.com/2019/12/01/fbi-smart-tv-security/
https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices/portland/news/press-releases/tech-tuesdaysmart-tvs/?=portland-field-office