CIA Director John Brennan's private AOL email account has been hacked, apparently by teenage hackers with good social engineering skills.
WikiLeaks has published "Espionnage Élysée", a set of intelligence reports and documents that show that the US NSA has, between 2006 and 2012, intercepted the communications of three French presidents, French cabinet members, and the French Ambassador to the US.
Newly analyzed documents from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's trove point to the US NSA and the UK GCHQ targeting WikiLeaks, its supporters and other activists, and trying to designate WikiLeaks as a "malicious foreign actor" so that they could use electronic surveillance against them without having to worry whether they are simultaneously surveilling US citizens.
Bradley Manning, the 25-year-old former US intelligence analyst who has admitted to having leaked over 700,000 secret government documents to WikiLeaks, has been sentenced to spend 35 years in prison.
The chase is on for whistleblower Edward Snowden and the U.S.
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