Posts Tagged ‘alexa’

Don’t Be An Idiot! Get Rid of Alexa!

May 28, 2018 By corbettreport Who would have ever guessed that the creepy spy gadget that’s listening to everything you do is listening to everything you do? Anyone with half a brain, that’s who. Don’t buy this garbage, and don’t let your friends buy it, either. Subscribe Show notes Image credit […]

Amazon Alexa Instantaneously Justifies Years Of Surveillance Paranoia

I’ll admit that I traditionally haven’t been as paranoid as many people in regards to the surveillance powers of digital assistants like Amazon’s Alexa or Google Home. Yes, putting an always-on microphone in your home likely provides a wonderful new target for intelligence agencies and intruders to spy on you. That said, it’s […]

Amazon’s Alexa Device Recorded Family’s Conversation in Their Home and Sent It to A Random Contact

Portland, Oregon – A concerned family is speaking out after they claim that their Amazon Alexa device recorded a conversation they were having in their home, and sent it to a random contact who alerted them to the fact that he had heard everything they said. A homeowner named Danielle, who asked for her last […]

“Unplug Your Alexa Devices Right Now… You’re Being Hacked”

Unplug your Alexa devices right now…You’re being hacked.” That was the disturbing message that a Portland family received just weeks after installing the Amazon listening devices throughout their home. As KIRO7 reports, Danielle, who did not want us to use her last name, contacted Amazon to investigate after they say a private conversation […]

Alexa Caught Sending Private Conversations To Random Contacts

Amazon’s Alexa device has been caught secretly recording users’ private conversations and sending them to random people in their address book.    A concerned husband and wife from Seattle told KIRO 7 that a conversation they were having about home improvements was sent to one of their employees – who then alerted them to the […]

Family Removes Alexa Devices After A Stranger In Another Town Heard Everything They Were Saying

A concerned family is speaking out after they claim that their Amazon Alexa device recorded a conversation they were having in their home, and sent it to a random contact who alerted them to the fact that he had heard everything they said. A homeowner named Danielle, who asked for her last name to remain […]

Ultrasonic Attacks Can Trigger Alexa & Siri With Hidden Commands, Raise Serious Security Risks

Over the last two years, academic researchers have identified various methods that they can transmit hidden commands that are undetectable by the human ear to Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa, and Google’s Assistant. According to a new report from The New York Times, scientific researchers have been able “to secretly activate the artificial intelligence systems […]

Amazon’s Alexa To Be Installed In California Homes As ‘Mandatory Service’

Amazon’s Alexa is to be installed in newly built homes across California, with or without the owners permission, according to controversial new plans. The nation’s largest home builder, Lennar, announced the ‘mandatory’ installation of Alexa units last Wednesday, arguing that the voice-activated digital assistant will make things such as switching a light on or off […]

Medela Offers Breastfeeding Advice through Alexa. Alexa Uses WiFi. No “Safe” Level of Cell Phone or WiFi Radiation Scientifically Determined for Kids or Pregnant Women

April 30, 2018 By B.N. Frank Medela is a breastfeeding supplies company.  Posted on their website: Alexa, Ask Medela About Breastfeeding Medela is expanding its breastfeeding support with a new skill for Amazon Alexa. With the Medela skill, Alexa can answer the most frequently asked questions about breast milk feeding. Just […]

Alexa, What Is A Chemtrail?

Alexa, What Is A Chemtrail? The Amazon Alexa device caused many eyebrows to rise recently when people found out that the smart device had given a curious response when it was asked to define what chemtrails are. This led to Amazon quickly silencing the talking device, as it appears they overwrote it. Alexa […]

Amazon’s Alexa now emitting ‘bone chilling’ laughter & ignoring user commands

     There are plenty of stories of artificial intelligence gone wrong. But recent reports from owners of Amazon Alexa devices are being called ‘bone chillingly creepy.’ Some users say their Alexa-enabled gadgets start laughing totally unprompted. One user reportedly tried to turn the lights off in their home but Alexa repeatedly turned the lights back […]

Amazon’s Alexa Is Suddenly Going Rogue and Nobody Knows Why

While there are plenty of stories of artificial intelligence gone wrong, it seems many recent new owners of Amazon’s Alexa devices have been rudely woken by “bone-chillingly creepy” laughing from their AI friend. As The Daily Mail reports, some users say their Alexa-enabled gadgets start laughing totally unprompted. So Alexa decided to laugh randomly while I was in the kitchen. Freaked […]

Cops raid music fan’s flat after his Alexa Amazon Echo device ‘holds a party on its own’ while he was out

A MUSIC fan has been left with a huge bill after his voice-operated Amazon Echo device threw a house party while he was away. Cops were forced to break into Oliver Haberstroh’s flat in Hamburg, Germany, after neighbours complained about deafening music blasting from inside – but found the apartment empty.   Mr […]

“Is Alexa Spying On Us? We’re Too Busy to Care”

“Is Alexa Spying On Us? We’re Too Busy to Care” August 12th, 2017 Oblivion. Via: McClatchy: It’s an experience every computer or smart phone user has had. After downloading new software or an app, a window pops up with a legal agreement. At the […]

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