Alexa, Can i Trust You?

Hyunji Chung, Michaela Iorga, Jeffrey Voas, Sangjin Lee

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Several recent incidents highlight significant security and privacy risks associated with intelligent virtual assistants (IVAs). Better diagnostic testing of IVA ecosystems can reveal such vulnerabilities and lead to more trustworthy systems.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages5
Specialist publicationComputer
Publication statusPublished - 2017


  • Alexa
  • chatterbot
  • Cortana
  • cybersecurity
  • Cybertrust
  • digital assistant
  • Google Assistant
  • intelligent personal assistant
  • intelligent virtual assistant
  • Internet of Things
  • IoT
  • IVA
  • personal virtual assistant
  • security
  • Siri
  • smart assistant
  • virtual assistant

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)

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    Chung, H., Iorga, M., Voas, J., & Lee, S. (2017). Alexa, Can i Trust You? Computer, 50(9), 100-104.