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CIA, FBI Launch Manhunt For WikiLeaks Source

An anonymous reader quotes CBS:
CBS News has learned that a manhunt is underway for a traitor inside the Central Intelligence Agency. The CIA and FBI are conducting a joint investigation into one of the worst security breaches in CIA history, which exposed thousands of top-secret documents that described CIA tools used to penetrate smartphones, smart televisions and computer systems. Sources familiar with the investigation say it is looking for an insider — either a CIA employee or contractor — who had physical access to the material… Much of the material was classified and stored in a highly secure section of the intelligence agency, but sources say hundreds of people would have had access to the material. Investigators are going through those names.

Homeland security expert Michael Greenberger told one CBS station that “My best guest is that when this is all said and done we’re going to find out that this was done by a contractor, not by an employee of the CIA.”

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