(NEWSER) – The Obama White House has prosecuted or charged eight people under the Espionage Act thus far—and another one is under investigation. Retired four-star Marine Gen. James "Hoss" Cartwright, former deputy chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, got a letter saying he was facing an inquiry over the leak of information on a cyberattack against Iran, NBC News reports. A Stuxnet worm attack against Iran's nuclear program briefly halted 1,000 centrifuges in 2010. The information was revealed in a New York Times report last year.
Posted Friday, June 28th 2013 @ 9am by Matt Cantor, Newser Staff