Siri, WeChat and other apps may put you at risk of voice hacking

Published June 6, 2017

A story on New Delhi’s NDTV, one of the largest  television companies in India, reports that a team of UB engineers has created an app that stops voice hacking of voice-based smartphone apps, and quotes Kui Ren, professor of computer science and engineering and director of the Ubiquitous Security and Privacy Research Lab.

“Every aspect of your life is now on your phone,” he said. "That is your security hub. It is really critical now. Hackers are out there, more than you can imagine. There is a whole underground grey market to sell your password and your personal information."

Read the story here.

Articles also appeared on news outlets that include Business Standard, PhysOrg, Science Daily, New Atlas, The Economic Times’ ETCIO and Gizmodo.