NSA can spy on computers when they’re not online

Secret technology uses radio waves to get past computer security.
It’s worse than we thought!

The US National Security Agency (NSA) has put spying software on 100,000 computers around the world that allows it to monitor them even if they are not connected to the internet, it was claimed yesterday.
The NSA is said to have developed a secret technology that uses radio waves to get past computer security and allows surveillance via a field station the size of a briefcase from up to eight miles away.
It is not clear if any of the affected machines are in the UK, but given the close co-operation between the two countries’ intelligence services, it would be surprising if not.
The claims in the New York Times give an astonishing insight into the methods used by the NSA to carry out its aims.
Read more: http://www.scotsman.com/news/sci-tech/nsa-can-spy-on-computers-when-they-re-not-online-1-3270091
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