Voice Hackers Will Soon Be Talking Their Way Into Your Technology

Voice-activated technology is so vulnerable to attack that users should immediately disable speech recognition on all their devices, a security researcher at AVG has warned. He made the ominous prediction that a “thief outside the door” could take control of gadgets such as smart televisions or laptops from outside a target’s home, potentially burgling them without even smashing a window.

Jasper Hamill, Forbes, 29 September 2014