NSA Has 'Sleeper Cell' of 50,000 Computer Networks

Episode 1034 (14:36)

The latest NSA revelation comes from more documents leaked by Edward Snowden. It shows that the NSA has 50,000 computer networks in a 'sleeper cell' that can be turned on at any time. Leo points out that as impressive as this sounds, a 50,000 computer bot net is relatively small compared to what spammers and hackers have for commercial purposes.

http://www.theverge.com/2013/11/23/5137344/nsa-tao-malware-reportedly-infected-50000-computer-networks-2012