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Security Researchers Created a 'Skill' that Allows Alexa to Spy on You

Gizmodo ----------- In news that will confirm your worst fears about a device with an always-on microphone in your home, security researchers have created a “skill” for Amazon’s popular voice assistant Alexa that allows the device to indefinitely eavesdrop on your conversations. The vulnerability, which Amazon has since patched, was discovered by cybersecurity company Checkmarx. Experts at the firm were able to create a “skill”—Amazon’s term for an application for Alexa—that could secretly record a victim and transcribe entire conversations caught on mic. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.

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