The NSA facility where Edward Snowden worked when he walked off with a hoard of secret documents had failed to update its anti-leak software, according to a report.
The computer network at the National Security Agency site in Hawaii didn't yet have the bandwidth to effectively run the updated program, an unnamed US official told news agency Reuters.
Other US government facilities had begun installing the updated software in accord with a presidential directive made in response to the WikiLeaks-Chelsea Manning document dump. The "insider threat" monitoring software is reportedly made by Raytheon.
An NSA spokeswoman told … Read more