Google Home and Amazon Echo Can Store Your Voice Recordings. Here's When They Could Be Used Against You.

"“That’s pretty damning evidence right there,” said Richard Forno, an affiliate of Stanford Law School’s Center for Internet and Society (CIS).

But when it comes to Internet of Things (IoT) devices -- such as “smart” thermostats, refrigerators, security systems, toys, coffee makers and more -- they’re traditionally more vulnerable to hackers and may even be more susceptible to overbroad government data requests. “Most of these devices aren’t designed with security in mind,” Forno said."