Amazon Echo Hack

Smart home speakers equipped with microphones programmed to listen for everything you say may be turned into devices that would spy on everything you say. Gadgets like Amazon Echo and Google Home are programmed to record your commands, but they’re also programmed to ignore everything you say unless you use a hot word to activate the assistants.

But as it turns out, someone with physical access to an Amazon Echo device could hack it to send everything it hears to a remote server.

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