Israeli Drone Feeds Hacked by British and American Intelligence

(The Intercept) Cora Currier and Henrik Moltke - American and British intelligence secretly tapped into live video feeds from Israeli drones and fighter jets from a mountaintop RAF base in Cyprus, monitoring military operations in Gaza, watching for a potential strike against Iran, and keeping tabs on the drone technology Israel exports around the world. UK Government Communications Headquarters files provided by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden state that analysts first collected encrypted video signals in 1998, and also describe efforts against drones used by Syria and by Hizbullah in Lebanon.

2016-01-29 00:00:00

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