Media Coverage Roundup: Khoury researchers investigate information exposed by Internet of Things devices

September 20, 2019

David Choffnes, Daniel J. Dubois, and Jingjing Ren of Northeastern University and collaborators at Imperial College London found “notables cases of information exposure” as smart TVs leak sensitive user data to tech giants.

9/17/19

  • Financial Times: Smart TVs sending sensitive user data to Netflix and Facebook

9/18/19

  • NBC News: Smart TVs, smart-home devices found to be leaking sensitive user data, researchers find
  • WRCBtv: Smart TVs, smart-home devices found to be leaking sensitive user data, researchers find

9/19/19

  • Engineering and Technology: Smart TVs caught sharing data with tech giants
  • KnowTechie: Smart TVs continue to send sensitive information to third parties
  • Vice: The Internet of Things Is Still a Privacy Dumpster Fire, Study Finds

9/20/19

  • ChannelNews: Researchers Warn Smart Devices Send Personal Data To Netflix, Facebook
  • The Times: Smart TVs spy on us even when they’re off

9/24/19

  • NUNews: Your Smart TV Is Talking to Netflix About You Behind Your Back