How Amazon Alexa’s security vulnerabilities were paving way for hackers

Researchers at Check Point found a security vulnerability in Amazon Alexa subdomains, that would have allowed a hacker to remove/install skills on the targeted victim’s Alexa account. Amazon fixed the issue after it was reported. The attack could be triggered through a single click on the malicious link crafted by the hacker. Henceforth, enabling the hacker to eavesdrop, access voice history and personal data including banking data and other details.

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