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U.S. charges NSA contractor over stolen code

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the US justice department on Wednesday saying it is charged NSA contractor Harold Thomas Martin for stealing a highly classified computer source code , was developed to hack into the network of Russia China Iran North Korea and other US adversary , Martin who lives in Maryland was arrested in late August and work for the consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton , the same firm former contractor Edward Snowden work for , but the material stolen in this latest incident are different from what Snowden leaked in twenty thirteen , the justice department says of Martin is convicted he faces ten years in prison for theft of government property , and one year for removal of classified material , the FBI is now investigating whether Martin disclosed the classified , the DOJ says were quote critical to a wide variety of national security issues and would reveal quote sensitive sources method and capabilities , the breaking story that we will be updating as more information comes forward