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As tourists and families of athletes arrive in Sochi, if they haven't been warned, and if they fire up their phones at baggage claim, it's probably too late to save the integrity of their electronics and everything inside them. Visitors to Russia can expect to be hacked. And as Richard Engel found out upon his arrival there, it's not a matter of if, but when," reports NBC's Brian Williams.
Engel says, "The State Department warns that travelers should have no expectation of privacy. Even in their hotel rooms. And as we found out, you are especially exposed as soon as you try and communicate with anything.
I guess it's safe to say the 50 some billion they supposedly spent on this didn't go to accommodations. Hmm..
Sounds like Motel 6 standards (or lower) at what should be a world class venue. Not a happy face for Russia so far, I'd say.
It's not 'hackers' that are counting on this, it's the KGB.