PBS NewsHour

When should the government reveal cyber flaws to companies?

Clip: 05/15/2017 | 5m 16s

If the government can detect that there is a hole in a company's software that makes it vulnerable to attack, do they have an obligation to tell that company, even if it gives away the government's tool for conducting surveillance? William Brangham speaks with Eric Geller of POLITICO about that tension and what consumers need to know when it comes to cybersecurity and how to protect themselves.

Aired: 05/15/17

Rating: NR

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