Microsoft is presently showing its brave side by facing NSA, which is snooping into corporate databases, Internet traffic, and cellphone locations have put the technology industry on the defensive.
The lead companies like Google, Mozilla, Twitter, Facebook and Yahoo have shielded their customer data against spying eyes without search warrants or legal subpoenas well.
In a blog post Tuesday, Microsoft top lawyer Brad Smith complained that the company’s customers have “serious concerns about government surveillance of the Internet.” Smith called the alleged government snooping an “advanced persistent threat,” similar to sophisticated malware and cyber attacks.
Microsoft, presently can make life more difficult for snoops at the NSA by encrypting data of costumers. Company declared that they have planned it to do just that by the end of 2014, adding that “much of it is effective immediately.”