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Judge Sentences Ex-CIA Software Engineer to 40 Years in WikiLeaks “Vault 7” Case

HeadlineFeb 02, 2024

In New York, a federal judge sentenced former CIA software engineer Joshua Schulte to 40 years in prison, after being convicted of leaking thousands of CIA documents known as “Vault 7” to WikiLeaks. The leaks, published in 2017, revealed CIA programs and tools that are capable of hacking into Apple and Android cellphones. In addition to espionage and computer hacking, Schulte was also convicted for possessing child pornography.

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