Category: Internet of Things

Vizibilezone Wants Pedestrians to Let Drivers Track Their Location in Real-Time

iSpeech.org Mass Private I | Source URL Have you ever felt unsafe crossing the street? You could look both ways before crossing the street and feel safe, knowing you used common sense to navigate street crossings. Or, you could download this app which alerts drivers to slow down and/or stop […]

House Subcommittee Knocking at Amazon’s Door Over Ring Data

House Subcommittee Knocking at Amazon’s Door Over Ring Data

high definition tts Frank Konkel | NextGov | Source URL The chairman of a House Oversight panel wants a briefing with Amazon officials about the consumer security tool. Lawmakers want answers from Amazon as civil liberties, privacy and surveillance concerns surrounding its Ring doorbell camera continue to mount. In a […]

Amazon Echo’s privacy issues go way beyond voice recordings

Amazon Echo’s privacy issues go way beyond voice recordings

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Garfield Benjamin | The Conversation | Source URL Amazon Echo and the Alexa voice assistant have had widely publicised issues with privacy. Whether it is the amount of data they collect or the fact that they reportedly pay employees and, at times, external contractors from all over the world to listen to […]

Amazon and Ring Hit With Lawsuit After Camera Hacks Confirm Worst Fears of Privacy Advocates

Amazon and Ring Hit With Lawsuit After Camera Hacks Confirm Worst Fears of Privacy Advocates

Text to Speech Voices “These devices are not safe,” said Evan Greer, deputy director of Fight for the Future. Jake Johnson | Common Dreams | Source URL Home security company Ring and its parent corporation Amazon were hit with a lawsuit in federal court Thursday alleging that their cameras have […]

Sidewalk Labs’ Smart Cities Will Create A For-Profit Social Credit System That Controls Judges And Police

Sidewalk Labs’ Smart Cities Will Create A For-Profit Social Credit System That Controls Judges And Police

iSpeech Mass Private I | Source URL Smart city surveillance, is much worse than anyone could have imagined. Two years ago, I revealed how a CIA “signature school” was installing thousands of CCTV cameras and microphones in smart cities, but Sidewalk Labs wants to take public surveillance to a whole […]

Laser can be used to simulate a human voice and silently hack into Google Home, Amazon Echo, Facebook Portal, and other smart devices

Laser can be used to simulate a human voice and silently hack into Google Home, Amazon Echo, Facebook Portal, and other smart devices

iSpeech Michael Thomsen | The Daily Mail | Source URL A group of researchers have published results from a shocking experiment that shows how voice controlled smart devices can be operated remotely using targeted laser beams to simulate human speech. The researchers announced Monday that they were able to control […]

Alexa and Google Home abused to eavesdrop and phish passwords

Alexa and Google Home abused to eavesdrop and phish passwords

iSpeech Amazon- and Google-approved apps turned both voice-controlled devices into “smart spies.” Dan Goodin | ArsTechnica | Source URL By now, the privacy threats posed by Amazon Alexa and Google Home are common knowledge. Workers for both companies routinely listen to audio of users—recordings of which can be kept forever—and […]

Google Rolls Out “Orwellian Nightmare” Technology To Spy On You In YOUR HOME

Google Rolls Out “Orwellian Nightmare” Technology To Spy On You In YOUR HOME

Powered by iSpeech Mac Slavo | SHTFPlan | Source URL Google’s new Nest Hub Max is a smart display unit that comes equipped with a 6.5-megapixel facial recognition camera that identifies you and monitors all your actions – inside your own home. And the Orwellian icing on the cake is […]