WikiLeaks Claims CIA Can Use Samsung TVs to Spy on You

Mar.08 -- For a company that has been mired in negative headlines for months, just about the last thing Samsung Electronics Co. needed was news its smart TVs could be used to spy on users. According to documents released by WikiLeaks, that is exactly what the Central Intelligence Agency did with a program called “Weeping Angel.” In essence, it uses a television’s microphone, a feature designed to allow voice commands, to pick up and transmit information while the device appears to be switched off. Bloomberg's Peter Elstrom reports on "Bloomberg Technology." (Headline rewritten to better reflect story)