advertisement
advertisement

Siri’s evil twin? Cybercriminals look to exploit voice-activated AI.

The weakest link in any security chain is usually a human, not a software program. Which makes the rise of voice-activated artificial intelligence, or AI, a major concern for cybersecurity experts, who foresee new opportunities for scammers to take advantage of the intimacy that characterizes Siri, Cortana, and Alexa. 

“It is only a matter of time before such software is put to criminal use,” the New York Times reports

The lesson for consumers: If Siri asks you for personal information, you should think twice before providing it. AH