The Federal Bureau of investigation, the U.S. arrested the employee of a contractor of the national security Agency (NSA) on suspicion of stealing secret data. This writes The New York Times, citing sources in the intelligence and law enforcement agencies.
51-year-old Harold Thomas Martin is suspected of stealing a secret code designed to break into computer systems of foreign States. In August he was charged with theft of government property and unauthorized copying of sensitive information.
In publications it is noted that Harold Thomas Martin as Edward Snowden, worked for a consulting company Booz Allen Hamilton.
The article notes that the secret code stolen by the contractor was intended for hacking into government computer networks in countries such as Russia, China, Iran and North Korea.
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