Laser-Based Hacking from Afar Goes Beyond Amazon Alexa

The team that hacked Amazon Echo and other smart speakers using a laser pointer continue to investigate why MEMS microphones respond to sound.
Imagine someone hacking into an Amazon Alexa device using a laser beam and then doing some online shopping using that person account. This is a scenario presented by a group of researchers who are exploring why digital home assistants and other sensing systems that use sound commands to perform functions can be hacked by light.
The same team that last […]
Laser-Based Hacking from Afar Goes Beyond Amazon Alexa