- Alexa is a good listener
- Amazon’s smart voice assistant had a coding flaw that could have let malicious developers turn the Echo into a listening device.
- Amazon recently found a serious bug in Alexa. It allowed devices powered by the voice assistant to secretly listen to users’ conversation. It even sends a transcript of whatever it listens.
- Amazon said it’s since fixed the reported issues and has put mitigations in place for detecting this type of skill behavior and reject or suppress those skills when do.