Russia hacked encrypted FBI radio communications

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The compromises came as Russian intelligence stepped up overseas activity around the time Vladimir Putin ran for a third term as president
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The compromises came as Russian intelligence stepped up overseas activity around the time Vladimir Putin ran for a third term as president

Outdated radio systems used to track agents on US soil believed to have been compromised by an insider

Russian intelligence hacked encrypted FBI radio communications over a period of six years, according to an in-depth report published today. The compromise started in around 2011, according to the Yahoo...

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