“A smart young dropout is welcomed into a promising career in the top secret world of U.S. defense contracting, but he’s quickly shocked to discover the deception practiced by America’s intelligence agencies at the highest levels. Disillusioned and outraged, he takes matters into his own hands and begins exfiltrating highly-classified documents right under the nose of his employers. Today, that might describe NSA leaker Edward Snowden. But back in 1975, it was 22-year-old Christopher Boyce.”
Thus begins the article written by Australian journalist Patrick Gray, which appeared on Wired.com September 27. You can read the full interview here. Gray also broadcast audio from the interview with additional commentary on his Risky Business podcast, a show that focuses on a variety of intelligence and security topics. To listen to part one of the interview, click here. Part two can be found here.
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