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Does the integration of parcel tracking with digital PAs pose any security concerns?

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This month (September), Hermes integrated its online tracking solution with Google Assistant, a mobile personal assistant (PA) application from Google, enabling customers to ask for the location of their package (full story here). We want to know...

Does the integration of parcel tracking with digital PAs pose any security concerns?

Yes, strangers will find it easier to hack user accounts and can intercept parcels
No, the user identity is secure so no one else can access their account
It depends on the settings chosen by the user and is ultimately their responsibility

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