Snowden used or login data from colleagues




NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden used indeed the login data of at least one colleague to approach. Secret documents Claims that at least the NSA in an internal memo to the U.S. Congress.

Edward Snowden The internal memo , which was published by NBC News, show that Snowden would be tempted to share. his certificate with him an NSA employee committed This certificate, which was required to log in, was protected by a passphrase, but managed to save Snowden evident from the internal memo. It is unclear how he did that, possibly, he used a keylogger.

Thanks to the login details of his colleagues Snowden had access to more documents than he himself had access. The NSA colleague who shared his login details did not know that Snowden wanted to leak the documents, but is nevertheless lost his security clearance, clear from the memo. That happened because he had shared, which is contrary to the rules of its certificate. Meanwhile he has resigned.

In addition, a soldier with access to classified documents, as well as a freelancer, their authorization to view lost secret information. It had to do with the NSA revelations Snowden, but it is unclear what they have done to be punished. They may have helped Snowden, but that is not apparent from the letter.

Previously reported Reuters that Snowden from twenty to twenty-five NSA colleagues login names and passwords obtained, with which he made ​​booty secret documents. It was about documents that he himself was not authorized to see. Later reported , however, that business magazine Forbes Snowden just no login data was captured. It is unclear how it is; Snowden himself has not yet elated about.

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