In early 2017 the Central Intelligence Agency suffered a massive data loss when an agency employee stole vast quantities of information. File photo: Reuters In early 2017 the Central Intelligence Agency suffered a massive data loss when an agency employee stole vast quantities of information. File photo: Reuters
In early 2017 the Central Intelligence Agency suffered a massive data loss when an agency employee stole vast quantities of information. File photo: Reuters

Why CIA couldn’t stop theft of its most powerful hacking tools

  • Agency employee stole vast quantities of information including some of its most secretive hacking tools
  • Probe into the CIA leak found that the agency’s ‘day-to-day security practices had become woefully lax’

Topic |   Cybersecurity
In early 2017 the Central Intelligence Agency suffered a massive data loss when an agency employee stole vast quantities of information. File photo: Reuters In early 2017 the Central Intelligence Agency suffered a massive data loss when an agency employee stole vast quantities of information. File photo: Reuters
In early 2017 the Central Intelligence Agency suffered a massive data loss when an agency employee stole vast quantities of information. File photo: Reuters
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