• Amazon Alexa Security - How Secure Are Voice Assistants And How Can You Protect Yourself?

    2 monthes ago - By Forbes

    After Amazon's Alexa device recorded a couple's conversation and sent it to a contact without their knowledge, are voice assistants worth the risk?
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  • Alexa, No! Amazon Explains How an Echo Shared a Couple's Private Conversation

    2 monthes ago - By NY Times

    The digital assistant mistook their words for a set of commands to send an audio recording to a contact, the company said.
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  • Amazon's Alexa keeps recordings of your voice - here's how to delete them

    Amazon's Alexa keeps recordings of your voice - here's how to delete them

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Amazon 's Alexa -powered smart speakers record all of their conversations with humans.
    The devices store transcripts and audio files of the interactions on the Alexa app.
    The files can be deleted with a few simple steps.
    Amazon 's Alexa-powered smart speakers have come under scrutiny after one of the devices recorded an Oregon couple's conversation and sent it to someone on their contact list.
    The incident happened because the smart speaker had misinterpreted the couple's remarks as a command to record and send their conversation, Amazon later said.
    Some people might not realize, however...
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  • Amazon's Alexa keeps recordings of your voice - here's how to listen to them

    Amazon's Alexa keeps recordings of your voice - here's how to listen to them

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Amazon's Alexa records more of what you say than you might realize.
    The recording begins when the speaker is activated with the " wake " word.
    To stop the device from listening, you can mute the microphone. In doing so, you'll also be unable to send it commands.
    Amazon 's Alexa isn't only listening to everything you say - it's absorbing it.
    While Alexa makes certain tasks easier by following voice commands, it is learning more about you than you might expect, and it's terrifying some customers.
    A couple from Oregon were shocked to find out that their Alexa-powered speaker recorded a...
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  • How to prevent Amazon's Alexa and Echo devices from accidentally sending private conversations to your contacts

    How to prevent Amazon's Alexa and Echo devices from accidentally sending private conversations to your contacts

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    An Amazon Echo device recorded a private conversation between a Portland, Oregon couple recently, and sent the conversation to one of the couple's contacts, according to Washington state news radio station KIRO7 .
    That's actually a feature in Amazon's smart artificial intelligent assistant, Alexa, which lives inside Amazon Echo devices and several other smart speaker devices. You can call and send messages to your contacts who also have devices powered by Amazon's Alexa.
    The problem in this case is that the Portland couple never meant to send their conversation to their contact. Their Echo...
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