In other news: 35 World Leaders thought their mobiles were secure …

The depth of our dependence on gadgets is simply astounding. Imagine a world where world leaders conducted business in a format that was no more secure than broadcasting their intentions by radio? Well that’s exactly what has been happening.

NSA tracking of world leaders’ mobiles is actually really bad. But what is also shocking is how those leaders used any mobile device at all. Election to public office should put your personal device into cold-storage. Given the kinds of information these phones leak who is providing these folks with their security advice?

NSA monitored calls of 35 world leaders after US official handed over contacts | World news | The Guardian

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