Digital Assistant

Research Finds Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant Susceptible to Inaudible Commands

Researchers in China and the United States have discovered that Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa, and Google’s Assistant can be controlled by hidden commands undetectable to the human ear, The New York Times is reporting. The researchers were able to secretly activate the three AI assistants, making them dial phone numbers or open websites. The researchers say criminals could exploit the...

Siri Suggests Murder Suspect Where to Hide the Body

When a man accused of killing his roommate asked Siri where to hide the body, Apple’s digital assistant came up with a few suggestions, asking the suspect what kind of place was he looking for. According to Time’s report, the murder suspect in Gainesville, Fla. had told the Siri application on his iPhone that he needed “to hide my...