Slide Show: The Coolest Hacks Of 2013

A look back at some of the year's most extreme, creative, and -- in some cases -- just plain bizarre hacks by security researchers

Smart TVs were hijacked with rootkit technology and weak Web apps in order to turn the screens into stealthy surveillance systems, unbeknown to their owners. Two different groups of researchers at Black Hat USA showed how they were able to photograph, videotape, and employ browser-based attacks on smart TVs.

Source: iSEC Partners

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