Encryption works? Microsoft helps NSA break through its own data protections
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New documents, leaked by Edward Snowden and reported in The Guardian newspaper, show Microsoft helped the NSA circumvent its own encryption to intercept Outlook and Skype communications.
Chester Wisniewski, with the cyber security firm Sophos, joins Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson to discuss.
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