FRONTLINE

How Can the NSA Get Onto Your iPhone?

Clip: Season 2014 Episode 10 | 1m 7s

Security expert Ashkan Soltani explains the NSA's DROPOUT JEEP program, which allows the agency to remotely download data from iPhones, as well as turn on the devices microphone and camera. FRONTLINE animates illustrations on top of the interview.

Aired: 05/20/08

Rating: NR

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