Friday, November 11, 2011

NSA helps banks, spies on public

Andrea Shalal-Esa and Jim Finkle (Reuters EXCLUSIVE)
The US military does not work for the 99%. It works for the banks, who are part of the military-industrial complex. Together they form the 1%.

Exclusive: NSA helps banks
The National Security Agency [NSA, shown below], a secretive arm of the U.S. military, has begun providing Wall Street banks with intelligence on foreign hackers, a sign of growing fears of financial sabotage. The assistance from the agency that conducts electronic spying overseas is part of an effort by American banks and other financial firms to get help from the U.S. military and private defense contractors to fend off cyber attacks, according to interviews with U.S. officials, security experts and defense industry executives. More