Report: US, Germany spied on countries for decades via Swiss encryption firm
16 February 2020 | 1:02 pm
Western intelligence acquired top secret information on global governments through their hidden control of an encryption firm, Crypto AG, according to media reports. Swiss authorities are investigating the allegations.
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