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When your smart phone or tablet becomes a smart device, it’s time to reconsider its status as a smartphone.
A new report by security firm Trend Micro suggests that smart devices can be compromised and used to install malware.
The malware, called Darkside, can be installed on a smart computer, and it can be used to perform commands that can compromise the device, Trend Micro said in its report.
Darksides can be loaded onto a smart tablet, smart phone, smart watch, or other devices, which can then be used by malware to take control of them.
This can happen even if the device is off and in sleep mode.
The report also says that Darksider can be launched from a trusted source, such as a web browser.
The software can be downloaded from the Internet and installed on the device.
Trend Micro researchers found that the Darksiders malware can steal credentials, and even be used for phishing.
Users who install the Dartsider software have a 90 percent chance of being infected, Trend MIC said.
It said that the software can also be used in “man-in-the-middle” attacks to steal sensitive information, such in e-mail.
In a statement, Trend Mic said that it has since shut down the DDSider software, and is “not actively investigating the issue.”
It added that Trend Micro’s security researchers have contacted the company to determine the root cause of the problem.
Trend Mic is a security company that researches new security threats and issues alerts.
It did not immediately respond to an email seeking comment.
TrendMicro also noted that other security researchers who worked on the Ddsider malware, including researchers from the UK’s security firm Gamma International, found the same problem.
In its report, Trend Security said that some smart devices such as smart TVs, smart watches, and laptops have been found to be infected with Darksites.
While it noted that DDSiders can be detected by the company’s researchers, it said that they can be easily bypassed by a device owner who does not want their device to be a smart home device.
However, if you’re worried about your smart device becoming infected, you can use a “backup” feature, which lets you encrypt your device before using it, Trend said.
You can also try using a USB drive or SD card.