‘Light commands’ attack: hacking Alexa, Siri, and other voice assistants via Laser Beam

Experts demonstrated that is possible to hack smart voice assistants like Siri and Alexa using a lasers beam to send them inaudible commands. Researchers with the University of Michigan and the University of Electro-Communications (Tokyo) have devised a new technique, dubbed “light commands,” to remotely hack Alexa and Siri smart speakers using a laser light beam, the attackers can send them inaudible commands.

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