• Why Samsung's virus scans for smart TVs are a UX disaster

    1 month ago - By The Next Web

    Samsung was lambasted and mocked in the press and on social media yesterday, after the company tweeted a reminder to owners of its smart TVs to periodically run virus scans on their panels - along with a video demonstration of how to go about it. Let's point and laugh at Samsung for a bit: for anyone that didn't see it, I happen to have sent the tweet on discord, it looks a little something like this: pic.twitter.com/IpYQ430sDM - Nicuri June 18, 2019 If Samsung are recommending we manually dig deep in to the menus to run a virus scan...
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  • Samsung tweet urges users to scan their TVs for viruses

    Samsung tweet urges users to scan their TVs for viruses

    1 month ago - By TechRadar

    If you have a Samsung smart TV , chances are you already scan it for viruses regularly. You don't? Well, Samsung thinks you should. The South Korean TV manufacturer's support account sent out a tweet urging users to scan their TVs for malware regularly... and then hastily deleted it.
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    Luckily for us, the tweet remains thanks to Internet Archive's Wayback Machine :
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    Is there a threat to my Samsung TV?
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