dec 072012
 

Suspect walked out of Swiss intelligence service NDB with stolen data after becoming ‘disgruntled’ with his job MI6 and CIA both warned secret information could have been compromised Switzerland’s NDB security procedures now under scrutiny MI6 intelligence on counter- terrorism operations may have been stolen by a rogue Swiss official, it emerged last night. Security chiefs in the UK have been warned that hugely sensitive information they provided to the NDB, Switzerland’s spy agency, could have been ‘compromised’. Hundreds of [lees verder]

dec 072012
 

ZURICH (Reuters) – Secret information on counter-terrorism shared by foreign governments may have been compromised by a massive data theft by a senior IT technician for the NDB, Switzerland’s intelligence service, European national security sources said. Intelligence agencies in the United States and Britain are among those who were warned by Swiss authorities that their data could have been put in jeopardy, said one of the sources, who asked for anonymity when discussing sensitive information. Swiss authorities arrested the technician [lees verder]

dec 072012
 

Swiss authorities have warned Western intelligence agencies that their secrets may have been compromised by a disgruntled intelligence employee who stole “thousands or even millions of pages of classified material”. Citing “European national security sources”, Reuters said the employee at the center of the case worked for the NDB, Switzerland’s Federal Intelligence Service. He had been employed by NDB for eight years as a network technician with “full administrator rights” and had unrestricted access to the NDB’s computers, as well [lees verder]