Shocking new report says the government’s illegal spying is far, far worse than we knew
The United States' National Security Agency (NSA) is keeping an eye on corporate computer networks and individual computers from PCs and laptops to tablets and smartphones worldwide using secret "backdoors" embedded into software or firmware through various remote or "hands-on" methods, including on devices intercepted in transit from vendors to end-users.
Germany's Der Spiegel magazine in one of its latest articles cites a document it has seen, a kind of product catalogue, revealing that an NSA division called Advanced Network Technology (ANT) has burrowed its way into nearly all the firewalls made by leading computer manufacturers and software developers.
The document shows that…
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