Indian High Commission in London Using Typewriters To Prevent Cyber Espionage

The Indian High Commission in London has started using typewriters to protect themselves against spying. This is quite old fashioned,but Jamini Bhagwati, Indian High Commissioner in London told the Times of India "Top secret cables are never conveyed through the internet or machines with cable connections. External hard drives with tremendous amount of data storage capacity are easy to access. Therefore, top secret cables are written on the typewriter which can't be tracked." Typewriters have come out since the recent revelations made by Snowden, where he showed that the NSA has been using different kinds of devices to spy on the Indian diplomats and military officials.The employees has been asked to be careful when discussing  classified information inside the embassy premises for fear of bugs planted by international security agencies.
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