Creepiest Alexa and Google Assistant security fail yet

Creepiest Alexa and Google Assistant security fail yet

October 21, 2019 0 By Janet Moreno

Though it may seem like we don’t really care about our digital privacy anymore, Amazon’s Alexa and Google Home allowing an app to record its users still sound the alarm bells. was, a whitehat hacker team that works at Germany’s Security Research Labs, four applications called smart spies have for each device that was approved for use by the public. These malicious applications were disguised as useful tools like horoscope and random number operator apps and were named generically. For Alexa, it was called ‘Skills’ while for Google Home it was called ‘Actions