The C.I.A.Hacking Claims - What It Means to You and How to Protect YourselfEmail This
While, sensibly, I know that these C.I.A. programs are aimed at terrorists, it makes me think about how vulnerable my own devices may be to surveillance and hacking. How can I protect myself from this?
It's been all over the news this week: WikiLeaks has released documents that suggest the Central Intelligence Agency (C.I.A.) is hacking into everyday products, such as iPhones, Androids, laptops, wi-fi routers, televisions and other smart devices in the interest of protecting our national security.
The answer may be as simple as...
- Make sure the software is up to date on all devices
- Use antivirus software and reinforce it with a product like SUPERAntiSpyware
- Stay vigilant of suspicious activity and cybercrooks lurking around on the we