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Encryption Would Have Stopped Snowden From ­sing Secrets


Edward Snowden

An NSA civilian employee allowed Edward Snowden to use his encrypted digital certificate to access classified information, according to a Feb. 10 letter the NSA sent to the House Judiciary Committee.

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Edward Snowden could have been thwarted from leaking classified U.S. documents if the National Security Agency encrypted the information to make it unreadable, two former senior cybersecurity officials said.

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