Amazon Echo security loophole exploited used to self-hack

Hackers might use the Amazon Echo to play back instructions.

If you’ve ever been concerned about the security of your smart-home gadgets, the new Amazon Echo security flaw

Alexa speakers can be made to execute any number of tasks by playing orders over the speaker itself, according to researcher

The hack, dubbed “Alexa vs. Alexa,” only required a few seconds of proximity to a vulnerable Echo device in order to be successful