US and UK informed of huge Swiss spy data leak

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U.S., U.K. caught in middle of huge Swiss spy data leak -- report | Security & Privacy - CNET News: " . . . The U.S. and U.K. have been warned by Swiss spy agency NDB that some of the information they had shared related to counter-terrorism has been stolen, according to a new report. Last summer, a disgruntled NDB IT technician who believed he wasn't being taken seriously over the way in which data systems should be handled, allegedly downloaded terabytes of counter-terrorism information shared between the NDB, Central Intelligence Agency, and MI6, and had eyes on selling it off to "foreign officials and commercial buyers," Reuters is reporting today, citing European national security sources. According to those sources, Swiss law enforcement arrested the person, whose name has been kept hidden, before letting him go as Switzerland's Federal Attorney General office continues its investigation. Prior to his arrest, the person was reportedly found to have storage devices containing classified counter-terrorism information. It's believed that he allegedly downloaded "millions" of pages of information on counter-terrorism efforts. . . . "

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