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Fitbit unveils Sense and Versa 3 smartwatches with Google Assistant

Fitbit Sense for $330, Fitbit Versa 3 for $230, and Fitbit Inspire 2 for $100 ship in late September. The smartwatches come with Alexa or Google Assistant.

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How Easy Was it For Researchers to Hack into Alexa?

During routine tests, researchers at cyber security company Check Point found that through certain vulnerable Amazon Alexa subdomains, it is not just possible but actually fairly easy to hack into the AI personal assistant. (The vulnerabilities were reported to Amazon in June and have since been patched).  The researchers explained in a report released by […]

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Amazon Alexa Flaw Could Have Exposed Your Voice History To Hackers

Researchers at security firm Check Point on Thursday reported that they had found a critical flaw in Amazon Alexa that could have exposed the voice history of more than 200 million of its users to hackers.  According to a report by Check Point, they found “certain Amazon/Alexa subdomains were vulnerable to Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) […]

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Check Point researchers uncovered Alexa flaw that exposed personal information and speech histories

Researchers at security firm Check Point uncovered a flaw that could have allowed attackers to extract personal information from Alexa accounts.

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Bill in Congress would require businesses receive consent before using biometric data

Proposed in the U.S. Senate, the National Biometric Information Privacy Act would require businesses get consent to collect or share biometric data.

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