The Straight Scoop:
- Reality Leigh Winner, a 25-year-old contractor at Pluribus International Corporation, and a retired Air Force veteran, was charged with allegedly leaking a classified NSA report on Russian Election hacking to the news site The Intercept
- The report allegedly described two cyber attacks by a Russian military intelligence unit. The attacks were against the maker of voter registration related software, government employees, and local election officials.
- Winner, a retired Air Force veteran who retained her top secret security clearance, allegedly copied and removed the report from a secure location
- The FBI arrested her at her home in Georgia on June 3rd. Each count of the crime for which she is charged, carries a penalty of up to ten years in federal prison.
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