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Laser-Based Hacking from Afar Goes Beyond Amazon Alexa

The team that hacked Amazon Echo and other smart speakers using a laser pointer continue to investigate why MEMS microphones respond to sound. Imagine someone hacking into an Amazon Alexa device using a laser beam and then doing some online shopping using that person account. This is a scenario presented . . . Read more

Police to Livestream Ring Camera Footage of Mississippi Residents

Pilot program again sparks privacy fears from ACLU as Amazon takes its partnership with law enforcement to the next level. Police in Mississippi are testing a program in which they can livestream video from Ring cameras installed at private homes and businesses. The move is sounding an alarm bell with . . . Read more

Ring’s Flying In-Home Camera Drone Escalates Privacy Worries

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FBI: Ring Smart Doorbells Could Sabotage Cops

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Google Fixes Mysterious Audio Recording Blip in Smart Speakers

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