Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor who leaked top-secret information to the press, has legal grounds to apply for Russian citizenship in the near future, according to Russian news reports quoting his lawyer.
Both the CIA and National Security Agency missed warning signs that renegade contractor Edward Snowden was a disgruntled worker who eventually stole 1.5 million secret documents, according to a congressional study made public Thursday.
The FBI recently arrested a National Security Agency contractor on suspicions that he stole highly classified computer codes used to hack into foreign government networks, senior intelligence officials told the New York Times on Wednesday.
The FBI has significantly scaled back its collection of Americans’ phone records since Edward Snowden exposed the government’s surveillance program in 2013, according to a new report.
Security officials today use the politically-correct term “insider threat” to describe what were once called traitors, and no one was more aggressive in pursuing them than counterintelligence types at the National Security Agency.
Edward Snowden said on Friday that he plans to vote in November’s presidential election despite remaining exiled in Moscow after leaking a cache of top-secret U.S. National Security Agency documents.
Hillary Clinton fundraiser and Cards of Humanity co-creator Max Temkin took to Twitter this week to argue that Edward Snowden should receive a presidential pardon, putting him at odds with the Democratic presidential nominee on the issue.
Hillary Clinton was classified as an example of “careless or disgruntled employees” in an Army training presentation, according to sources confirmed by NBC News on Tuesday.
Intelligence compromises over the past five years, including the transfer of top-secret data on Hillary Clinton’s private email server, inflicted serious damage on U.S. national security, the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said Wednesday.
The self-proclaimed Islamic State has used National Security Agency documents stolen by former contractor Edward Snowden to evade U.S. intelligence services, officials told the New York Times in a Tuesday story.