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Google, NSA Join Forces in the Effort to Build Better Cyberattack Defense System

Google and NSA, a leading electronic surveillance organization, are said to be entering a partnership where the two organizations could share critical data without violating Google's policies or other privacy laws, according to sources. Ellen Nakashima of the Washington Post reports: "Under an agreement that is still being finalized, the National Security Agency would help Google analyze a major corporate espionage attack that the firm said originated in China and targeted its computer networks, according to cybersecurity experts familiar with the matter. The objective is to better defend Google — and its users — from future attack."

Read full story: Washington Post

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