Wednesday, March 8, 2017

CIA tech spying methods revealed

The recent news release from Wikileaks about the CIA's hacking tools has made leading tech companies review the information intensely. Some have already taken steps to make their products more secure. Apple , Samsung, Google, Linux Foundation, and the World Wide Web Foundation are all concerned. Wikileaks has now revealed methods, equipment, including TVs and smartphones, and systems that the CIA used to spy on Americans and foreigners. It makes the US more vulnerable and the CIA less able to spy on others, and reveals weaknesses in the tech giants security systems and equipment. The CIA is having a rough year. Read more about it here. http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-39203724

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