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Beware: Using Google Assistant, Alexa, or Siri to call businesses could connect you to scammers instead

Beware: Using Google Assistant, Alexa, or Siri to call businesses could connect you to scammers instead

Voice assistants make our lives easier for the most part. Instead of having to get up to turn on the lights, we can simply ask them to do it for us. Similarly, Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa allow you to call businesses via voice, with no need to input a phone number anywhere. There are risks associated with blindly calling unknown numbers, though. According to the Better Business Bureau, some scammers have apparently gamed Google and Amazon’s phone number ranking systems. Read More

Beware: Using Google Assistant, Alexa, or Siri to call businesses could connect you to scammers instead was written by the awesome team at Android Police.