Media Coverage | March 09, 2017

McConnell Talks Reports of CIA Cyber Weapons

The sophisticated software tools and techniques reportedly used by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to break into smartphones, computers and even internet-connected televisions  are probably not used on ordinary citizens, said EWI Global Vice President Bruce McConnell.

Talking to USA Today, in an article published on March 7, McConnell said “it’s probable that they’re reserved for use with high value targets” because such cyber weapons are typically used only once or a very few times because once used and seen by others, their advantage of surprise and secrecy is gone.

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