The National Security Agency failed to reduce the number of officials who were authorized to download and transfer top secret data from its servers after the high-profile leaks by former contractor Edward Snowden, according to a recently declassified government report.
The Justice Department has announced charges against Reality Leigh Winner, a government contractor who leaked an intelligence report to the Intercept.
President Donald Trump reportedly asked the heads of American intelligence agencies to counter the FBI’s investigation of collusion between Trump’s campaign and Russian entities.
The House intelligence committee will soon receive top-secret documents that investigators expect to reveal whether private communications of members of the president-elect and his transition team were improperly gathered.
Republican investigators expect that the House Intelligence Committee will be presented a “smoking gun” showing that President Barack Obama’s administration surveilled the Trump transition team, according to Fox News on Thursday.
Foreign government hackers caught secretly breaking into a U.S. national security network waged a 24-hour battle with cyber security officials trying to counter the cyber attack, the deputy director of the National Security Agency said Tuesday.