Amazon simply despatched 1,700 personal Alexa recordings to the flawed individual

Amazon sent 1,000 audio recordings of an Alexa user to the wrong guy

An Alexa user in Germany ended up downloading 1,700 audio files of a stranger's conversation when he was trying to access his own Alexa data.

The files provided much of the same kind of recorded information that would likely be collected by a bug planted in someone's house.

The study comes as Amazon this week admitted that a "human error" caused an Alexa user in Germany to accidentally receive recordings from a neighbor's Alexa unit, according to a Reuters report.

"Suddenly, we found ourselves in the intimate sphere of strangers without their knowledge", a representative for c*t said. From the recordings, the magazine was able to figure out which devices the Alexa user owned, and that the Alexa user had a female partner who sometimes used voice commands too.

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An Amazon spokesman called the incident an "unfortunate case", per Reuters. The files were then deleted from the link provided by Amazon but he had already downloaded them on to his computer, added the report from c't, part of German tech publisher Heise. Two months later, Amazon sent him a downloadable 100Mb zip file.

Besides sending someone's private recordings to a complete stranger, Amazon made it worse by not replying to the man who had received the recordings.

- Internet of Shit (@internetofshit) December 20, 2018New: #Amazon sent around 1700 audio files and transcripts from a single user's Alexa recordings. "As a precautionary measure we contacted the relevant authorities", a spokesperson for Amazon was quoted as saying by the same media. You can also delete individual recordings associated with your Echo activity using the mobile Alexa app.

In 2017, Amazon's stock rose 55.96%, thus, it again outperformed the S&P 500, which registered a 19.42% return.

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The artificial intelligence powered assistant, which first launched in the United Kingdom in 2016 with the first generation Echo smart speakers, can be used to answer questions and queries as well as respond to commands around playing music and giving news and weather updates.

Within a few days, both Schneider and the unwitting exhibitionist had been contacted by Amazon, who told them that someone in the company had made a "one-time error".

Amazon described the incident as an "isolated case" and put the mistake down to human error.

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