Android keyboard app caught red‑handed trying to make sneaky purchases

The virtual keyboard app ai.type, which has racked up 40 million downloads, has been found to sign up users to premium services without their consent. The Android version of the popular virtual keyboard app ai.type has attempted to make over 14 million unauthorized transactions that could have cost the users US$18 million in unwanted charges, … More Android keyboard app caught red‑handed trying to make sneaky purchases

Amazon Echo and the Alexa dollhouses: security tips and takeaways

Warning: if you plan to read this article out loud in the vicinity of an Amazon Echo device you may want to turn off its microphone before doing so (for reasons that will become clear in a moment). This article offers tips on securing the Alexa service on Amazon Echo devices; it is not about … More Amazon Echo and the Alexa dollhouses: security tips and takeaways