Data privacy is a fundamental right for Americans – but new emerging technologies like drone, IoT and facial recognition are introducing gray areas.
Karsten Nohl, who was behind this week’s research that outlined new eavesdropping hacks for Alexa and Google Home, says that privacy for smart home assistants still has a ways to go.
Developer interfaces used by Security Research Labs researchers to turn digital home assistants into ‘Smart Spies’.
Apple’s “grading” process, which listens to Siri voice recordings, will now be in-house and has an option for users to opt out.
Amazon’s acknowledgment that it saves Alexa voice recordings – even sometimes after consumers manually delete their interaction history – has thrust voice assistant privacy policies into the spotlight once again.
Threatpost editors Tara Seals and Lindsey O’Donnell discuss a recent lawsuit against Amazon for its privacy policies, a Telegram DDoS attack and more.
Two lawsuits are seeking class-action status, alleging that Amazon records children and stores their voiceprints indefinitely.
An auditing program for the voice assistant technology exposes geolocation data that can be personally identified, sources said.
The intimate recordings paint a detailed picture of a man’s life.
After an Alexa speaker recorded and shared a private conversation, the tech community is casting a wary eye on voice assistant privacy issues.