02/11/2014 11:51 am ET

How News Outlets Are Protecting Themselves Against Hackers At Sochi Olympics

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NBC Nightly News broadcast a very alarming report last week ahead of the Olympic Games in Sochi, showing just how quickly reporter Richard Engel’s phone and laptop were attacked by malware upon his landing in Russia. A digital security expert then poked holes in the report—but NBC stands by it.

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