NBC: Feds Arrest NSA Contractor in Leak of Top Secret Russia Document
Barely an hour after a news organization published an article about a Top Secret National Security Agency document on Russian hacking, the Justice Department announced charges against a 25-year-old government contractor who a senior federal official says was the leaker of the document.
The May 5, 2017 intelligence document published by The Intercept, an online news organization, describes new details about Russian efforts to hack voting systems in the U.S a week prior to the 2016 presidential election. While the document doesn’t say the hacking changed any votes, it "raises the possibility that Russian hacking may have breached at least some elements of the voting system, with disconcertingly uncertain results."
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WNU Editor: Apparently she confessed to the authorities that she was the person who leaked the NSA document to The Intercept (see post here). She is 25 years old .... here is an easy prediction .... life is not going to be easy for her or for her family from now on.
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