Sophos: Piracy streaming apps are stuffed with malware

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By Lisa Vaas

April 29, 2019

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Source: Sophos

“…Researchers have found that pirated streaming devices are stuffed with malware and/or open the door for it to come streaming in… The devices are easy for hackers to exploit for a few reasons: first, they’re hooked into the home network and bypass the router’s security. Second, normal security protections are typically not installed or are disabled to accommodate piracy-streaming apps.”

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