In this presentation at the Media Cybersecurity Seminar of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), Rafael Scheel (Senior Penetration Tester & Security Researcher at Oneconsult AG) gives an introduction to IoT cybersecurity and shows in a live hacking demo an attack which allows to remotely takeover bulks of smart TVs over the TV stream signal.
About 90% of the TVs sold in the last years are potential victims of similar attacks. Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bOJ_8QHX6OA
UPDATE: The DVB Steering Board has approved updates to the technical specifications to prevent man-in-the-middle attacks. Links to the press release and the updated specifications:
- press release
- updated specifications (BlueBook A137 / TS 102 809)