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Former DHS Acting Inspector General Indicted for Stealing Database with Personnel Information

Mariam Baksh reports: A federal grand jury indicted a former acting inspector general for the Department of Homeland Security and his former subordinate in connection with the theft of proprietary software and databases containing government employees’ personal information for the purpose of defrauding the U.S. government, according to a Justice Department announcement. The Justice...

Coder charged in massive CIA leak portrayed as vindictive

Jim Mustian of AP reports: A software engineer on trial in the largest leak of classified information in CIA history was “prepared to do anything” to betray the agency, federal prosecutors said Monday as a defense attorney argued the man had been scapegoated for a breach that exposed secret cyberweapons and spying techniques. A...