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Russian Hackers Targeted NSA Employee's Home Computer

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Russian Hackers Targeted NSA Employee's Home Computer New reports today say it was a National Security Agency employee, not a a contractor, whose home machine running Kaspersky Lab antivirus and hacked for classified files.

New reports on the latest NSA classified data breach revealed yesterday paint the source of the leak as an actual employee of the spy agency, not a contractor as was originally reported by The Wall Street Journal.

The Washington Post in its reporting described the NSA employee who loaded classified NSA files onto his home computer that in turn was hacked by Russian cyber spies in 2015, as a Vietnam-born US citizen who had been part of the NSA's famed Tailored Access Operations (TAO) hacking team. The employee, who was removed from his position in 2015, was working on a project to create new TAO tools in the wake of former NSA contractor's Edwards Snowden's theft and leak of TAO tools in 2013; the new tools were among the files pilfered by Russian...(continued)

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