Trusting our electronic devices, even though we know they are collecting our data, has become the “joke we’re all in on,” according to Lara Logan in her most recent season of “Lara Logan Has No Agenda” on Fox Nation. But this mass harvesting of data could turn out to be much more dangerous than we think.
Logan sat down with a white hat hacker, who spoke anonymously to discuss how the government and private companies and adversaries around the world are collecting and using data and the dire consequences this could have for individuals and the nation.
“To us, it’s just information. But it’s used as intelligence,” Logan said. “Ask any spy. We think this is a phone. That’s what we were sold. But it’s really a surveillance device that makes calls.”
She went on to explain that every smart device is used as a data-collection device,…