I need to scan my what? As technology drives us further into “smart this” and “internet that”, it is not surprising that there is concern out there. The authors note at the bottom, to not allow your smart TV onto your network is short sighted and ignores the fact that most people get smart TV’s because of the convenience of not getting another gizmo. Ahh well..

The article was updated later to note that Samsung took back their suggestions for manually running the software.

Yesterday on Twitter, Samsung’s US support team reminded everyone to regularly—and manually—virus-scan their televisions.

Samsung Support USA deleted its own virus-scanning recommendation.

Found at arstechnica.com