Researchers found a way to turn an Echo into a listening device
What's the distance between Tel Aviv and New York?
Tel Aviv is 5,660 miles, 9,110 kilometers from New York City [UNKNOWN].
Alexa, start Calculator.
Welcome to the calculator app.
What do you want to calculate?
7 times 6.
The result is 42.
An unsuspected user believes this session with Alexa has ended once we've got the result.
However, the skill developer developed it in such a way that the microphone will keep recording for a fairly long period of time.
During that time, anything that the user says is transcribed and send directly to the hacker.
Let's see what the hacker sees on his screen
We didn't get any audio indication, but we're still being recorded.
But everything is uploaded to amazon, as well as sent to the hacker.
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