Tag: South Africa

Guidelines call for 20-year sentence in CIA leak case

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former CIA officer convicted of leaking classified details of an operation to derail Iran‘s nuclear ambitions would spend 20 years in prison if a judge follows federal sentencing guidelines. Jeffrey Sterling of O’Fallon, Missouri, will

Ebola Epidemic Linked to CIA: Former NSA Contractor

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Investigative journalist and former NSA contractor Wayne Madsen told Press TV on Monday the latest Ebola outbreak in Africa may be a resurfacing of an earlier infection linked to the CIA. “We see a year [1976] when the US was violating a

Wikileaks releases FinFisher files to highlight government malware abuse

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WikiLeaks has released more information on controversial commercial surveillance tools, criticising the German government for not blocking a “weaponised malware” developer from shipping its code to countries with regimes with poor human rights records. WikiLeaks’ latest Spy Files publication included

Belgian telco says it was hacked, while reports point to NSA or GCHQ as culprit

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Here’s a curious one: Belgium’s largest telco has filed a complaint against an “unknown third party” that hacked into its internal IT systems and apparently inserted a virus. Belgacom hasn’t officially suggested who this third party might be, but De