A company called Gemalto produces two billion SIM cards a year and sports the tagline: Security to be Free. They might need a new tagline. According to the latest Snowden data dump, “American and British spies hacked into the internal computer network of the largest manufacturer of SIM cards in the world, stealing encryption keys used to protect the privacy of cellphone communications across the globe.” From The Intercept: The Great SIM Heist. It might be time to take advantage of your right to be silent.

+ Yes, your own phone can and will be used against you. And, as it turns out, the same is true for your computer. From Slate: “You Had One Job, Lenovo. And it didn’t involve sneaking malicious adware onto your customers’ computers.”