Users of Amazon Echo and Google Home spied on by apps

Users of Amazon Echo and Google Home spied on by apps

Users of Amazon Echo and Google Home could be under security risks after the speakers were compromised by apps which were designed to spy on the users. Eight ’smart spies’ were developed by SRL which would be used to eavesdrop and steal passwords from the users.

David
David
John Doh
John Doh 4 months

Wow, I am truly shocked. In other news, the Sun rises in the East, the current year is 2019, and humans need oxygen to live.

Radical Moderate
Radical Moderate 4 months

Imagine my shock.

Sir_Kutz
Sir_Kutz 4 months

Say it ain’t so.

IvoryDove
IvoryDove 4 months

Have you bought a "smart device" lately? Does it have a microphone and an internet connection? Are you even aware that one may be installed despite no claim or advertising of its inclusion? Welcome to 1984.

Bart De Bock
Bart De Bock 4 months

imagine my shock

Wholly
Wholly 4 months

Wait for the Bitcoin blackmail to flow...

Kyle Broflovski
Kyle Broflovski 4 months

Anyone who volunteerily puts one of these creepy machines in their house deserves what inevitably happens next.

Top in Tech
Get the App