The gap was a "common factor" in many hacks of the Internet of Things during the contest, Gorenc added.
Amazon said that she was "investigating" the Echo Show hack 5 and that she would take the "appropriate steps" to protect her devices, although she did not say what was wrong. She would do or when. It is safe to say that the result illustrates the safety risks associated with the manufacture of smart devices for the home. Companies may need to use software (and therefore add work) to optimize for connected devices, but this can also be flawed if developers do not commit to keeping this code up-to-date. specific.