2022/9/28

From the Aether to the {Ethernet—Attacking} the Internet using Broadcast Digital Television

Yossef Oren, Angelos D Keromytis

23rd USENIX Security Symposium (USENIX Security 14), 353-368, 2014

In the attempt to bring modern broadband Internet features to traditional broadcast television, the Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB) consortium introduced a specification called Hybrid Broadcast-Broadband Television (HbbTV), which allows broadcast streams to include embedded HTML content which is rendered by the television. This system is already in very wide deployment in Europe, and has recently been adopted as part of the American digital television standard.