Amazon is bragging about a new capability it’s developed for its Alexa service. It’s bad enough that Amazon can eavesdrop on private, often highly personal, conversations through its Alexa device.
Now the device can mimic voices—including those of deceased persons—and Amazon says, with a straight face, that this is so cool.
On the other hand, so much for voice recognition as part of a two- (or more) factor authentication regime.
And, here’s another forger’s tool brought to market.
I suppose this might be an improvement in certain circles….