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Edward Snowden's training to become an ethical hacker

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday it would be "deeply troubling" if Russia or Hong Kong had adequate notice about Edward Snowden's plans to flee to a country that will grant him asylum and still allowed him leave. (Photo: A woman in Hong Kong walks past a banner displayed in support of Snowden last week).
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday it would be "deeply troubling" if Russia or Hong Kong had adequate notice about Edward Snowden's plans to flee to a country that will grant him asylum and still allowed him leave.

The world is asking how one man could manage to get a hold of and release so much classified information without getting caught. First off, he had training.

It’s time for another Edward Snowden update.

The man who leaked information on the NSA is still believed to be holed up at a Moscow airport. He recently asked for permanent citizenship from Iceland, and some lawmakers are considering giving it to him.

The world is asking how one man could manage to get a hold of and release so much classified information without getting caught.

First off, he had training. The New York Times reports that in 2010, he had learned to become a certified ethical hacker. Christopher Drew co-wrote the story for the Times, and joins the show today.

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