Capitol Hill isn’t immune from spies and hackers, former National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden warns. U.S. lawmakers and their staff members need to make sure their digital and phone data – from private emails to upcoming legislation to overseas deals – is protected or it’ll be dangerously insecure, Snowden said at a conference focused on ways reporters can protect their information.
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden who is living as a fugitive in Russia, will speak by teleconference to the South by Southwest festival in Austin on Monday. Snowden fled the US last June with thousands of secret documents, will participate in a discussion and answer audience questions in an 11 a.m. session that will be livestreamed by the Texas Tribune.
We are just finding out that the NSA infected more than 50,000 computer networks worldwide with malicious software designed to steal sensitive information. Documents provided by former NSA-employee Edward Snowden and seen by this newspaper, prove this.
Whistleblower Edward Snowden, says he left all classified documents in Hong Kong and took none to Russia after fleeing from his job at the National Security Agency. The former NSA contractor also said he protected the files from China’s spies.