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Hackers find a (not-so-easy) way of spying through Amazon Echos

Aug 13, 2018 17:22 IST

A group of Chinese hackers have spent months attempting to find a way of hacking Amazon's Echo smart home assistant in order to use it as a audio spying device. The hackers admitted that it wasn't easy, and that they needed access to things like the target device's WiFi network. Amazon was duly alerted to their findings, and have pushed out security updates last month itself.

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