And that's not the only Alexa weirdness recently.
Home assistants are continuously recording and constantly uploading details of your everyday life, and sometimes, these recordings can end up in the wrong hands.
On this week’s episode of CYBER, Motherboard talks about the best security advice for friends and family this holiday, as well as those shiny new devices from the internet of things, including Amazon Echo and Google Home.
Smart speakers raise a number of privacy questions, which owners are choosing to just shrug off.
Get a tour of Amazon from none other than Jeff Bezos.
Amazon (and hotels) now have the option to collect new forms of data from people.
Google and YouTube take the top spots.
Don't mess with Alexa or she'll mess with you.
The Clapper was in the same category—and owned by the same guy—as the Chia Pet. Nonetheless, the somewhat primitive device introduced millions of people to the idea of simple home automation. Would we have Alexa without it?
Research demonstrates the possibility of using slight distortions to trick speech recognition neural nets into hearing spoofed messages.
Can you handle the truth?
The ironic name choice underscores the fact that people are already concerned smart speakers are listening to their conversations.