REPORT: CIA agents are tracked by foreign technology, says top official

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(CNN) — CIA officers working overseas used to expect to be followed after hours by adversarial spies hoping to find their sources.

But now, foreign spies often don’t need to bother because technology can do it for them, said Dawn Meyerriecks, deputy director of the CIA’s science and technology division.

Digital surveillance, including closed-circuit television and wireless infrastructure, in about 30 countries is so good that physical tracking is no longer necessary, Meyerriecks told the audience at an intelligence conference in Tampa, Florida, on Sunday.

The article goes on to state the following:

And digital cameras aren’t the only challenges, Meyerriecks continued. Social media and digital tracking in cell phones and other pieces of technology also present a problem.

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