Computers, intelligence agencies and hackers at work
New vulnerabilities appear almost daily: we'll keep you updated.
Computers are listening, transcribing phone calls and recording
The NSA has been using software to convert intercepted phone calls into transcripts stored in searchable databases.
According to a 2008 GCHQ memo purloined by Snowden, British intelligence had been using such technology for five years, and the NSA for at least ten years.
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German intelligence is cooperating with NSA to spy on European firms
Chancellor Angela Merkel defended Germany's BND intelligence agency against accusations it illegally helped the United States spy on officials and firms in Europe.
The chancellery has said it had known of the NSA interest in spying on European defence firms since 2008.
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Wi-Fi routers leave hotel guests vulnerable to hackers
Vulnerable Wi-Fi routers – which have been found in eigth of the world’s top ten hotel chains – are used to infect hotel guests' computers.
Hackers use the vulnerability to monitor and record data sent over the hotel Wi-Fi network.
This issue affects hotels brands all up and down the spectrum of cost.
Read the whole news on Express website