The National Security Agency (NSA) is pictured at Fort Meade, Maryland., on 25 January, 2006
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The National Security Agency (NSA) is pictured at Fort Meade, Maryland., on 25 January, 2006. US spy services conducted 231 “offensive cyberoperations” in 2011, mostly targeting Iran, Russia, China and North Korea, the Washington Post has reported. (AFP Photo/)
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August 31, 2013 11:33 AM

US spy services conducted 231 “offensive cyberoperations” in 2011, mostly targeting Iran, Russia, China and North Korea, the Washington Post reported on Saturday.

The revelation is based on a classified intelligence budget provided to the paper by fugitive leaker Edward Snowden, as well as on interviews with former US officials.

The Post also reported that, under a $652 million project code-named “GENIE,” US specialists hack foreign computer networks to secretly put them under American control.

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