Saturday, 4 July 2015

Virus For Android Smart TVs Launched

An increasing number of television sets to have "intelligent" capabilities, which often means that they are connected via a mini-computer with the internet. There are several operating systems to drive the smart televisions, including Android TV Google.

The Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web already had a virus for Android smartphones, but now has a product specifically for smart televisions, media players and consoles launched that run on the operating system. "With the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) era are not only computers and smartphones that run the risk of becoming infected, so they need anti-virus protection," said the virus fighter.

It would be particularly Android devices that are connected to the Internet and allow users to install software from unofficial marketplaces or USB drives that run according to Doctor Web risk. In case the Android TV device supports a remote control, the remote control can also be used to control the virus.

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