National Security Agency

Israel Among 193 Countries Certified For NSA Monitoring

07/01/2014 - 20:00

Washington — Israel is among the vast majority of countries that the U.S. National Security Agency may monitor for information about its targets.

Snowden Says U.S., Israel Created Stuxnet Virus Used Against Iran

07/08/2013 - 20:00

Whistleblower Edward Snowden told a German magazine that Israel and the United States created the Stuxnet computer virus that destroyed nuclear centrifuges in Iran. 

Snowden made the statement as part of an interview with the German news magazine Der Spiegel in which he answered encrypted questions sent by security software developer Jacob Appelbaum and documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras. Excerpts of the interview were published Monday on the Spiegel website.

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