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NSA: Others Implicated in Making Snowden Data Leaks Possible 118

Posted by timothy
from the who's-leaking-on-what? dept.
NBC News reports that "A civilian NSA employee recently resigned after being stripped of his security clearance for allowing former agency contractor Edward Snowden to use his personal log-in credentials to access classified information, according to an agency memo obtained by NBC News. In addition, an active duty member of the U.S. military and a contractor have been barred from accessing National Security Agency facilities after they were 'implicated' in actions that may have aided Snowden, the memo states. Their status is now being reviewed by their employers, the memo says." You can read the memo for yourself.
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NSA: Others Implicated in Making Snowden Data Leaks Possible

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  • by tlambert (566799) on Thursday February 13, 2014 @12:15PM (#46239133)

    This just in!

    Officials are investigating the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, which is alleged to have aided Snowden in getting to and from secure facilities!

  • Re:D'oh! (Score:4, Funny)

    by dcollins117 (1267462) on Thursday February 13, 2014 @12:35PM (#46239289)

    I can tell you right now that we regularly drum into everyone's heads the level of confidentiality we require, that under no circumstances are you to give someone your IDs and passwords, or let them use your workstation while you're logged in. Every access to client information is logged, and information is strictly limited to what is needed by each employee to do their job.

    You should contract work for the NSA. Apparently, they need someone with your expertise.

  • by Anonymous Coward on Thursday February 13, 2014 @12:43PM (#46239339)

    Am I missing something, or are they hiring a Fortran pre-processor as a body of workers?

Somebody ought to cross ball point pens with coat hangers so that the pens will multiply instead of disappear.

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