CIA Leak Suspect Identified

Remember that big CIA leak last year that went public on Wikileaks? To catch you up, someone in the CIA leaked a boatload of confidential information (codenamed Vault 7) about what cyber tools and spying techniques the CIA uses to conduct covert operations, specifically to catch bad guys overseas. Not cool. The good news is out that the U.S. government has ID’d a suspect in the case.

Joshua Adam Schulte, who previously worked for a CIA group that designs computer code used to spy on adversary computers, was arrested last year on unrelated charges and has now been identified as a possible suspect in the case. Though Schulte had previously reported “incompetent management and bureaucracy” at the CIA, he denies that he was responsible for the release of Vault 7 documents and maintains his innocence. We’ll keep you in the loop…