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US Government Plans To Indict Alleged CIA Leaker


Data Breach , Data Loss , Insider Threat

US Government Plans To Indict Alleged CIA Leaker 'Vault 7' Leak Suspect Already Detained On Child Pornography Charges Jeremy Kirk (jeremy_kirk) • May 16, 2018

A former CIA software engineer who is facing child pornography charges has been identified as a possible suspect in the largest-ever leak of classified information from the spy agency.

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Joshua A. Schulte, 29, of New York, was arrested about a week after WikiLeaks on March 7, 2017, began releasing portions of the CIA information, which it dubbed Vault 7.

The collection of 8,000 documents contained detailed information about network intrusion tools used by the CIA to gain intelligence (see 7 Facts: 'Vault 7' CIA Hacking Tool Dump by WikiLeaks).

The breach marked one of the worst national security leaks since former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden provided batches of...(continued)

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