- Posted February 14, 2014 by
London, United Kingdom
NSA Memo Says Snowden Tricked Colleague to Get Password
The internal agency memo says a civilian employee has resigned after being reprimanded for giving Snowden access to his password.
An internal National Security Agency memo offers the most detailed public account yet of how former contractor Edward Snowden obtained access to the agency’s vast database of secrets. The memo, provided to members of Congress and obtained by NBC News, lends support to reports that Snowden stole a colleague’s password, something Snowden has publicly denied.