Are voice assistants smart enough to be secure?

TL, DR; In this post, I will introduce you our security study on voice assistant platforms (Amazon Echo and Google Home). This research reveals a set of attack scenarios for both platforms, along with several promising countermeasures to address those issues. For details, you can also see the research paper published on IEEE Security&Privacy 2019 (acceptance rate is 12%). The research has also won 3rd place in CSAW’19 Applied Research Competition (3 out of 80), which serves as a good recognition of both research and industrial values. In this post, you will learn: