NSA Contractor Arrested for Stolen Source Code

The contractor is suspected of taking the highly classified “source code” developed by the agency to break into computer systems of adversaries like Russia, China, Iran and North Korea.

Like Edward Snowden, this contractor was employed by a third party consulting. It’s believed what he allegedly took from the NSA were hacking tools being built to access systems in countries hostile to the US.

The suspect, 51-year-old Harold Thomas Martin III of Glen Burnie, Maryland was reportedly found to have “highly classified information” and US government property “with an aggregate value in excess of $1,000,” in his home.

Security breaches and data theft by internal sources can be prevented with Guardian for OpenText or Content Server. Guardian allows you to monitor

activity being performed by users and lets you set user threshold limits to protect your company’s confidential documents from unauthorized downloading, excessive exporting and nefarious activities. Read more about Guardian

For more on this story visit:


Give Us a Try:
Translate »