Some hackers are unknowingly gathering intel for the NSA

    Date05 Feb 2015
    CategoryGovernment
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    The U.S. National Security Agency and its intelligence partners are reportedly sifting through data stolen by state-sponsored and freelance hackers on a regular basis in search of valuable information. Despite constantly warning about the threat of hackers and pushing for their prosecution, the intelligence agencies of the U.S., Canada and the U.K. are happy to ride their coattails when it serves their interests, news website The Intercept reported Wednesday.
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