Mom, the TV's Got a Virus!

Barthold, Jim
November 2007
Communications Technology;Nov2007, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p12
Trade Publication
The article analyzes if televisions would be susceptible to viruses. Brian Baker, chief executive officer of WideVine Technologies has stated that there is the capability of getting some type of virus on the machine if the box that is being used is a DOCSIS terminal device, broadband data and accessing Web pages off it and other files. Burke also said his company is starting to see a spark of interest in Europe where providers like Vodafone and Orange own wireless and wireline networks and are inexorably pushing the two together.


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