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NSA employee who brought hacking tools home sentenced to 66 months in prison — Ars Technica

Nghia Hoang Pho, a 68-year-old former National Security Agency employee who worked in the NSA’s Tailored Access Operations (TAO) division, was sentenced to 66 months in prison, writes Sean Gallagher.

Here is the link: https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/09/nsa-employee-who-brought-hacking-tools-home-sentenced-to-66-months-in-prison/

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