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Cybersecurity Expert on Latest Wikileaks: Nothing to See Here

Does latest data dump mean people should throw out their smartphones?

  • Sam Newhouse
  • Metro
  • March 7, 2017

Metro spoke to cybersecurity expert Bruce Schneier about the latest revelations from Wikileaks about U.S. government spying and what they mean to regular people. The leaked documents, which appear to be from the Central Intelligence Agency, describes software tools that the agency uses to hack into cellphones, computers and internet-connected televisions.

Metro: Do these revelations from Wikileaks surprise you at all?

Schneier: Not in the least. What’s the news here? Computers are hackable, this isn’t news. It doesn’t change a thing.


Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.