NSA infiltrated Xbox Live and World of Warcraft”




The American and British intelligence services have infiltrated various gaming networks, according to documents NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. Thus data was tapped to Xbox Live and there were agents active in World of Warcraft.

Both the U.S. Secret Service NSA and GCHQ, the British would have involved, because there is evidence that would exist terorristen the multiplayer games used to communicate. Themselves with multiplayer games The Guardian, The New York Times and ProPublica bring the revelations, according to documents NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, jointly outside. The document dates from 2008, so it is unclear whether the infiltration still persists in multiplayer games.

The secret services would include intercepted by Xbox Live, though lacking about details. Huge amounts of data Moreover, agents would have been in World of Warcraft and Second Life. Actively There would be even much secret agents have been that there is a special group to be set up in mind that agents did not bother each other’s work, or even spying on each other active.

It is unclear whether there are terrorist attacks occur, for example, using the “spy game”. There would be information on credit card fraudsters are collected. From Second Life Furthermore, there is evidence that terrorists are active in the games, but that is not waterproof: it could also be that the terrorists logged-on from Internet cafes, which would also be used for online games so.

Commenting opposite The Guardian Blizzard states that it is not aware of any espionage activities in his games. Microsoft and the creator of Second Life did not respond, and the NSA. GCHQ emphasizes that it always follows the law in its activities.


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