Tricking Amazon into publishing Alexa skills that blatantly violate its policies is shockingly easy, according to Clemson University study. In..
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Amazon Quietly Patched an Alexa Hacking Vulnerability Discovered by Cybersecurity Researchers in June
Hackers could trick Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant into giving away personal information and accept commands from unauthorized users, according to..
Google Home smart speakers this year recorded people nearby even without wake word activation, according to a Protocol report and..
Google announced in an email to users of any of its voice-powered services that it is restarting human reviews of..
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University are building an open-source database of sounds in people’s homes using a video game they..
Voice assistants are facing more scrutiny than ever, including a new inquiry by the European Union into potential antitrust violations..
The European Union is looking into potential antitrust problems with voice assistants and related Internet of Things products. Regulators at..
Voice assistants will awaken when they hear a wide array of words and phrases that are not their actual wake..
After Whistleblower Letter, Irish Regulators are Asking Apple About the Revised Siri Recording Program
Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) is discussing potential privacy violations by Apple and the Siri voice assistant. The communication began..
The whistle-blower who first publicly revealed that Apple contractors were hearing recordings made by Siri doesn’t think the tech giant..