WikiLeaks: CIA Secretly Collected Data From Liaison Services

August 25, 2017


WikiLeaks has published another round of Vault 7 documents, this time describing a tool allegedly used by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to secretly collect biometric data from the agency’s liaison services.

The leaked documents, marked as “secret,” appear to reveal that the CIA’s Office of Technical Services (OTS) and Identity Intelligence Center (I2C), both part of the agency’s Directorate of Science and Technology, have provided liaison services with a system that collects biometric information.

According to WikiLeaks, these liaison services include other U.S. government agencies, such as the National Security Agency (NSA), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

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