75: Compromised Comms

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75: Compromised Comms
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From 2009 to 2013 the communication channels the CIA uses to contact assets in foreign countries was compromised. This had terrifying consequences.
Guests this episodes are Jenna McLaughlin and Zach Dorfman.
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Sources

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/cias-communications-suffered-catastrophic-compromise-started-iran-090018710.html

Video: Fostering Bipartisanship in Intelligence Oversight CNAS2019

https://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/nation-world/national/article28348576.html

Botched CIA Communications System Helped Blow Cover of Chinese Agents

https://news.yahoo.com/cia-fix-communications-system-left-trail-dead-agents-remains-elusive-100046908.html

https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/sports/1988/03/21/cuban-defector-impeaches-cia-spies/10cec17c-076b-4867-96c5-628b8435a852/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aldrich_Ames

Attribution
Darknet Diaries is created by Jack Rhysider.
Research assistance this episode from Yael Grauer.

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