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"Intelligence Coup Of The Century": CIA Ran Global Spy Op Using Well-Known Swiss Encryptio

• arclein

Crypto AG, a Switzerland-based communications encryption firm, was secretly purchased by the CIA and West German intelligence services in 1971. The company not only made millions by selling encryption equipment to over 120 countries into the 21st century, but used the very same equipment to infiltrate each host country's communications in a 'Trojan Horse' style operation.