Us intelligence officials began a search of the WikiLeaks informants in the ranks of the CIA. This is reported by broadcaster CBS, citing its own sources.
According to the channel, the CIA together with FBI are conducting a joint investigation, the purpose of which is to check one of the largest leaks of classified information from the CIA related to thousands of top-secret documents. They talked about the tools with which intelligence services have infiltrated the phones, TVs and computers.
The purpose of «hunters» is either an employee or contractor of the CIA, with physical access to classified information. About how and when the data was stolen, intelligence Agency does not disclose. It is reported that most of them were stored in a top-secret division of the CIA, but access to it had hundreds of people. Now investigators are examining these lists. We will remind, WikiLeaks published a series of documents the CIA obtained, in particular, with the help of hacking programs HIVE. The first part was posted 7 Mar.
IReactor previously reported that Julian Assange ridiculed CIA Director Michael Pompeo, who criticized WikiLeaks.