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News in brief: Alexa as wiretap; Prankster fools White House; Amazon suspends Blu

Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news Amazon Echo hacked Researchers at MWR have demonstrated a new way to attack Amazon’s “smart speaker”, turning it into a wiretap hiding in plain sight. By reverse engineering the Echo the hackers were able to treat it like just another computer running Linux, and from there do as they please.

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