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Radio Waves Now a Conduit for Data Exfiltration

The simplest way to avoid attacks and exploitations in the modern connected world is often just to pull the plug. When it comes to the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA), just pulling the plug isn't enough, according to new details published this week.

In a Jan. 14 New York Times report that was based on information from whistleblower Edward Snowden, new information is revealed about the NSA's ability to remotely connect to a target computer without an Internet connection.

That's right, folks. You don't have to be connected to the Internet to be exploited.

Read the full story at eWEEK:
NSA Can Hack You Even if You Aren't Connected to the Internet

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.