In what is likely a first in the industry, Vizio is on the verge of agreeing to display a class-action lawsuit message through its previously sold “Smart TV” televisions as part of a legal settlement.
Prosecutors in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, have recently asked a local judge to force a Louisiana State University student implicated in a fatal hazing case to give up the passcode to his cell phone.
Yes, your creepy phone is listening to what you say. Even without triggering Siri or Google, our phones can store data from our daily conversations.
Amazon Alexa, like Apple’s Siri and Google Assistant, stores all your voice commands on its servers. However, Amazon Alexa is known to share private conversations of its users in the past. Of course, it is unofficially confirmed to be a bug, but nobody likes to get spied on in his own house, right?
A public Wi-Fi network is inherently less secure than your personal, private one, because you don’t know who set it up, or who else is connecting to it.
Digital assistants are popping up everywhere. From Amazon Alexa to Google Home and Apple HomePod, more and more people have smart devices in their homes, right next to where they discuss much about their lives, preferences, and plans. It gives companies an opportunity to listen to their customers, which has led to an overarching belief that companies really are listening through their digital assistant devices and potentially blurring privacy lines.