“Ministers have been barred from wearing Apple Watches during Cabinet meetings amid concerns that they could be hacked by Russian spies,” Peter Dominiczak reports for The Telegraph.

“Under David Cameron, several cabinet ministers wore the smart watches, including Michael Gove, the former Justice Secretary,” Dominiczak reports. “However, under Theresa May ministers have been barred from wearing them amid concerns that they could be used by hackers as listening devices.”

“It comes amid mounting fears about the scale of Russian hacking in the West,” Dominiczak reports. “Concerns have been raised after hackers obtained confidential emails from the Democratic National Congress [sic Democratic National Committee] during the US election. Russian hackers have also obtained the medical files of some of the world’s most famous athletes.”

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