NSA planned to use Google and Samsung app stores to spread eavesdropping malware

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Latest Edward Snowden documents show NSA plan to spread malware via app stores

The US National Security Agency (NSA) planned to use smartphone app stores to propogate malware that it would later use to eavesdrop on users. That is the latest claim from the trove of secret documents...

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