5 vulnerabilities the NSA can use on your smartphone

No, the NSA can’t magically hack all iPhones and smartphones, but just like malware developers, it has more than a few tricks up its sleeve for retrieving data stored on mobile devices.

Is your smartphone a sitting duck for government intelligence agencies?

Fears about the security afforded by smartphones rose sharply over the weekend, after excerpts of documents leaked by National Security Agency whistle-blower Edward Snowden revealed that the agency has successfully retrieved data from a number of different makes and models of smartphones. A report published Saturday by Der Spiegel outlined some of those capabilities.

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