British Ministers were scared of Russian hackers, and refused the Apple Watch
After hacking and distribution via Wikileaks next portion of the e-mails of the election headquarters of Hillary Clinton’s Western policies have become even more careful. For example, in the near future from the the UK Cabinet office will disappear smart watch Apple watch, and for very specific reason.
The source of the newspaper The Telegraph the British government in private conversation simply said:
“The Russians are trying to hack everything.”
During the Premiership of David Cameron, some Ministers actively used a smart watch, but now that the Cabinet is headed by Theresa may, the situation has changed. Officials fear that the watch can be used as listening devices that may be at the disposal of the long arm of the Russian intelligence services.
By the way, the Russian government has already taken similar measures: Dmitry Medvedev ordered to allocate Russian developments the priority in public procurement. However, in this situation the decision was driven not by a desire to protect themselves from hacking, and the desire to somehow respond to Western sanctions.