FRONTLINE

What the NSA can secretly put on your device

Clip: Season 32 Episode 12 | 50s

Security expert Bruce Schneier breaks down the NSA's Tailored Access Operations unit, and how it is able to install its own surveillance hardware on commercial computers and devices.

Aired: 05/27/92

Rating: NR

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