UK Teenager Accused Of Hacking CIA Chief

A 16-year-old Brit has been arrested for allegedly hacking the email account of CIA director John Brennan.

The teenager is accused of hacking Brennan's personal email account and releasing some 40 sensitive documents that were contained within including a 47-page security clearance application for the director's current role.

CNN reports the boy was arrested on counts of suspicion of conspiracy to commit unauthorised access to access computer material and was released on bail.