Researchers have shown just how easy it is for third-parties to exploit the so-called “smart” speakers that many home owners have purchased to eavesdrop on conversations and even steal passwords and credit card details.
Read more in my article on the Bitdefender BOX blog.
Google has agreed to temporarily stop listening to audio captured by its Google Home smart speaker across the European Union… after an investigation was started by German regulators.
Hell hath no fury like a jealous clarinetist’s girlfriend! Your Google ChromeCast could be letting stalkers find out where you live! And why on earth is Graham recommending people write their passwords down in a book!?
Learn more in the latest episode of the award-winning “Smashing Security” podcast, with hosts Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault.
Chinese security researchers have discovered a way to send secret, inaudible commands to speech recognition systems such as Siri, Amazon Alexa or Google Home using ultrasound.
Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.
Hotel malware has been stealing guests’ payment card details… again, should businesses relay delay rolling out vulnerability patches, and Burger King’s Whopper TV ad campaign tries to take advantage of viewers’ Google Home devices with predictable results.
All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast.