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U.S. bugged EU offices, computer networks – German magazine

Posted By yihan On June 30, 2013 @ 4:41 am In Tile,World News | Comments Disabled

Reuters [1]
June 30, 2013

The United States has bugged European Union offices and gained access to EU internal computer networks, according to secret documents cited in a German magazine on Saturday, the latest in a series of exposures of alleged U.S. spy programmes.

Der Spiegel quoted from a September 2010 “top secret” U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) document that it said fugitive former NSA contractor Edward Snowden had taken with him, and the weekly’s journalists had seen in part.

The document outlines how the NSA bugged offices and spied on EU internal computer networks in Washington and at the United Nations, not only listening to conversations and phone calls but also gaining access to documents and emails.

The document explicitly called the EU a “target”.

Full story here. [1]

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[1] Reuters: http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/06/30/uk-usa-eu-spying-idUKBRE95S0B720130630

[2] The NSA Reportedly Bugged The UN’s New York Headquarters: http://www.prisonplanet.com/the-nsa-reportedly-bugged-the-uns-new-york-headquarters.html

[3] South Korean TV networks and banks suffer computer crashes after suspected cyber-attack from the North: http://www.prisonplanet.com/south-korean-tv-networks-and-banks-suffer-computer-crashes-after-suspected-cyber-attack-from-the-north.html

[4] U.S. agents ‘bugged Tony Blair’s private phone calls for years’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/us-agents-bugged-tony-blairs-private-phone-calls-for-years.html

[5] Chaos Computer Club: German gov’t software can spy on citizens: http://www.prisonplanet.com/chaos-computer-club-german-govt-software-can-spy-on-citizens.html

[6] Revealed: How MI5 bugged 10 Downing Street, the Cabinet and at least five Prime Ministers for 15 YEARS: http://www.prisonplanet.com/revealed-how-mi5-bugged-10-downing-street-the-cabinet-and-at-least-five-prime-ministers-for-15-years.html

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