Nest Secure had a secret microphone, can now be a Google Assistant

Found on CSO on Wednesday, 20 February 2019
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If your IoT device secretly contained a microphone, which was previously undocumented, would you be happy when the device maker announced an over-the-air update that can enable the microphone for virtual assistant voice functionality? That’s what happened with the security alarm system Nest Secure.

Still, sheep will keep buying and "Internet of Trash" devices will only get worse.