Damage to U.S. electronic intelligence-gathering capabilities caused by renegade National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has increased over the past year, a senior U.S. counterintelligence official disclosed on Wednesday.
Former National Security Agency contractor Reality Leigh Winner told FBI agents she smuggled a classified document out of a high security intelligence facility in her pantyhose.
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.