Wikileaks throws bombshell; claims NSA spying on BJP, Pakistan Peoples Party
NSA authorised to spy on foreign-based political organizations including the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from India and the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) from Pakistan.
International whistleblower agency Wikileaks has promised the USA National Security Agency (NSA) hacked into Pakistan's mobile networking systems. "Hundreds of NSA cyber weapons forms openly released including code revealing hacking of Pakistan cellular system," Wikileaks tweeted. Wikileaks shared a link in the tweet which pointed to a Github repository comprising the decrypted files.
That is not initially that reports of NSA spying on additional countries have surfaced.
It was reported that the NSA authorized to spy on foreign-based political organizations like the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from India and the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) from Pakistan.
Based on the Express Tribune, a classified document revealed that US spy agency NSA was sanctioned to spy on most countries plus some international bodies and political parties under the FISA court certification.
The Washington Post report said that under a 2010 certification accepted by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISA), NSA had the permission to spy on 193 foreign governments and foreign factions, political organizations as well as other entities.
While Britain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand remained same from NSA's spying plan following the US' no-spying arrangements using the four countries, two factions of foreign states Palestinian Authority; Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus on NSA's radar was likewise spied on.
Furthermore, the NSA was likewise authorized to spy on international bodies such as the International Atomic Energy Agency, the UN, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the Asian Development Bank and many others.