Monday, August 26, 2013

Der Spiegel: NSA Bugged UN's New York Hdqrs.; Says US Has Surveillance System in 80 Embassies

The United States National Security Agency (NSA) bugged the United Nations New York Headquarters according to Germany's weekly news magazine, Der Spiegel, the Euro News website reports today (August 26, 2013).

The article said experts from the NSA cracked the UN video conferencing system in the summer of 2012.

US documents obtained by fugitive former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden stated how the European Union and the United Nations Vienna-based watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency, were also targeted.

The report in Der Spiegel also told how the United States had a surveillance program in 80 of its embassies and consulates around the world.

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