Turns Out Kaspersky Labs Helped FBI Catch Alleged NSA Leaker

Remember „The Shadow Brokers“ and the arrest of a former NSA contractor accused of stealing 50 Terabytes of top secret documents from the intelligence agency?

It turns out that, Kaspersky Lab, which has been banned in US government computers over spying fears, was the one who tipped off the U.S. government and helped the FBI catch NSA contractor Harold T. Martin III, unnamed sources familiar with the investigation told Politico.

In October 2016, the U.S. government arrested and charged Martin, 51, with theft of highly classified documents, including most sensitive NSA hacking tools and top-secret information about […]

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