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SSO dictionary – FAIRVIEW

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Release Date: 2015-08-15
This extract is from an undated dictionary produced by NSA Special Source Operations, provides glosses for several terms associated with the corporate partner FAIRVIEW, including the AT&T-specific term ‘SNRC’: see the New York Times article AT&T Helped U.S. Spy on Internet on a Vast Scale, 15 August 2015.
LITHIUM (TS//SI//NF) BLARNEY'S covername for one of their corporate partners. Need WPG ECI for company name NODDY-3 (TS//SI//NF) FAIRVIEW'S covername for Coverage of Current and Forecasted NR...

SSO FAIRVIEW Overview

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Release Date: 2015-08-15
This undated NSA Special Source Operations presentation describes the agency’s relationship with corporate partner AT&T, codenamed FAIRVIEW: see the New York Times article AT&T Helped U.S. Spy on Internet on a Vast Scale, 15 August 2015.
TOP SECRET//SI/OC//NOFORN CAIDVICUU SSO FAIRVIEW Overview TOP SECRET//SI/OC//NOFORN • (U) FAIRVIEW DEFINED • (U) OPERATIONAL AUTHORITIES/CAPABILITIES • (U) STATS: WHO IS USING D...

BRECKENRIDGE for STORMBREW Collection

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Document Date: 2009-10-28Release Date: 2015-08-15
This 28 October 2009 post from the internal NSA newsletter SSO Weekly discusses the construction of a cable landing station that matches Verizon’s activities at that time: see the New York Times article AT&T Helped U.S. Spy on Internet on a Vast Scale, 15 August 2015.
TOP SECRET//COMINT//NOFORN TOP SECRET//COMINT//NOFORN TOPSECRET//SI//REL USA, Cyber Threats and Special Source Operations A Current Perspective for NTOC March 22 2013 Classified...

Cyber Threats and Special Source Operations

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Document Date: 2013-03-22Release Date: 2015-08-15
This NSA Special Source Operations presentation from 22 March 2013 supplies a detail about the Breckenridge access point that supports the identification of the corporate partner codenamed STORMBREW as US telecommunications company Verizon: see the New York Times article AT&T Helped U.S. Spy on Internet on a Vast Scale, 15 August 2015.
TOP SECRET//COMINT//NOFORN TOP SECRET//COMINT//NOFORN TOPSECRET//SI//REL USA, Cyber Threats and Special Source Operations A Current Perspective for NTOC March 22 2013 Classified...

FAIRVIEW Dataflow Diagrams

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Document Date: 2012-04-01Release Date: 2015-08-15
This April 2012 NSA presentation uses an AT&T specific term – Common Backbone or CBB – to refer to the Internet backbone of the corporate partner it codenames FAIRVIEW: see the New York Times article AT&T Helped U.S. Spy on Internet on a Vast Scale, 15 August 2015.
flip Dataflow Diagrams April 2012 Note: Please refer to previous diagrams for decommissioned systems. Derived From: NSA/CSSM 1-52 Dated: 20070108 Declassify On: 20361101 Corporate...

Mobility Business Records Flow Significantly Increases Volume of Records Delivered Under BR FISA

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Document Date: 2011-08-30Release Date: 2015-08-15
This 30 August 2011 post from the NSA internal newsletter SSO Weekly reveals that AT&T (FAIRVIEW) began sending over 1.1bn US mobile phone records to the agency every day: see the New York Times article AT&T Helped U.S. Spy on Internet on a Vast Scale, 15 August 2015.
(TS//SI//NF) Mobility Business Records Flow Significantly Increases Volume of Records Delivered Under BR FISA By^^^^^Hon 2011-08-30 1440 (TS//SI//NF) On 29 August, FAIRVIEW started delivering...

SSO Corporate Portfolio Overview

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Release Date: 2015-08-15
This undated NSA presentation, presented together with speaking notes, provides an introduction to the main cable access programmes facilitated by the agency’s corporate partners and specifies the relevant SIGADs: see the book No Place to Hide, 13 May 2014.
 SSO Corporate Portfolio Overview Derived From: NSA/CSSM 1-52 Dated: 20070108 Declassify On: 20361201 Agenda 2 What is SSO Corporate access collection? (TS//SI//NF) Access an...

The SIGINT Philosopher: When Brevity Is Just the Soul of “Huh?”

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Document Date: 2012-07-16Release Date: 2015-08-11
This 16 July 2012 article from the internal NSA newsletter SIDToday “SIGINT Philosopher” column, discusses the hardships of writing reports for the agency: see the Intercept article The Philosopher of Surveillance, 11 August 2015.
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL Welcome! Saturday, 10 Nov 2012 • Web search • Agency-all Emails • SID-all Emai...

The SIGINT Philosopher: In Praise of Not Knowing

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Document Date: 2012-08-16Release Date: 2015-08-11
This 16 August 2012 article from the internal NSA newsletter SIDToday “SIGINT Philosopher” column, considers how analysts should tackle the situation where they cannot fully answer the questions they are tasked with: see the Intercept article The Philosopher of Surveillance, 11 August 2015.
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL Welcome! Saturday, 10 Nov 2012 • Web search • Agency-all Emails • SID-all Emai...

The SIGINT Philosopher Is Back — with a New Face!

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Document Date: 2012-05-29Release Date: 2015-08-11
This 29 May 2012 article from the internal NSA newsletter SIDToday “SIGINT Philosopher” column, gives a first person account of how an analyst became reconciled to the idea of total surveillance during a polygraph test: see the Intercept article The Philosopher of Surveillance, 11 August 2015.
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL Welcome! Saturday, 10 Nov 2012 • Web search • Agency-all Emails • SID-all Emai...

The SIGINT Philosopher: Descartes Would Have Been a Lousy SIGINT Reporter

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Document Date: 2012-06-15Release Date: 2015-08-11
This 15 June 2012 article from the internal NSA newsletter SIDToday “SIGINT Philosopher” column tackles the subject of partial information: see the Intercept article The Philosopher of Surveillance, 11 August 2015.
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // RELTO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL Welcome! Saturday, 10 Nov 2012 • Web search • Agency-all Emails • SID-all Email...

Are Obscure Languages Still… Obscure?

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Document Date: 2012-01-11Release Date: 2015-08-11
This 11 January 2012 article from the internal NSA newsletter SIDToday gives a first person account of how a Korean-language analyst went about learning Tigrinya, one of the languages spoken in Eritrea: see the Intercept article The Philosopher of Surveillance, 11 August 2015.
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL Welcome! Saturday, 10 Nov 2012 • Web search • Agency-all Emails • SID-all Emai...

The SIGINT Philosopher: Unlike All My Terrible Teammates, I Am a Wonderful Teammate

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Document Date: 2012-09-17Release Date: 2015-08-11
This 17 September 2012 article from the internal NSA newsletter SIDToday “SIGINT Philosopher” column, tackles the agency’s staff assessment procedures: see the Intercept article The Philosopher of Surveillance, 11 August 2015.
DYNAMIC PAGE - HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL Welcome! Saturday, 10 Nov 2012 • Web search • Agency-all Emails • SED-all Email...

The SIGINT Philosopher: Lessons for Civil Servants from the American Civil War (That Don’t Concern Killing Vampires)

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Document Date: 2012-10-22Release Date: 2015-08-11
This 22 October 2012 article from the internal NSA newsletter SIDToday “SIGINT Philosopher” column, takes as its subject the cognitive dissonance analysts may feel when “we … feel our work is being used to help the government follow a policy we feel is bad”: see the Intercept article The Philosopher of Surveillance, 11 August 2015. […]
DYNAMIC PAGE - HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL Welcome! Saturday, 10 Nov 2012 • Web search • Agency-all Emails • SED-all Email...

Are YOU the SIGINT Philosopher?

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Document Date: 2010-11-30Release Date: 2015-08-11
This 30 November 2010 notice taken from the NSA’s internal newsletter SIDToday calls for an employee to write a regular ethics column as the “Socrates of SIGINT”: see the Intercept article The Philosopher of Surveillance, 11 August 2015.
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL Welcome! Friday, 09 Nov 2012 • Web search • Agency-all Emails • SID-all Emails...

YRS Gears up to Celebrate 40 Years

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Document Date: 2012-07-02Release Date: 2015-08-03
This July 2012 article from Northwest Passage, the NSA internal newsletter for the Yakima Research Station, marks the 40th anniversary of the base, including its involvement in ECHELON: see the Intercept article GCHQ and Me: My Life Unmasking British Eavesdroppers, 3 August 2015.
,he NORTHWEST PASSAGE TOP SECRET//SI//REL TO USA, FVEY Volume 3, Issue 7 Your Connection to the Yakima Research Station July 2012 (U) YRS Gears Up to Celebrate 40th Anniversary (S...

Blast From the Past: YRS in the Beginning

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Document Date: 2011-01-01Release Date: 2015-08-03
This January 2011 article from Northwest Passage, the NSA internal newsletter for the Yakima Research Station gives an account of its history, including its involvement in ECHELON: see the Intercept article GCHQ and Me: My Life Unmasking British Eavesdroppers, 3 August 2015.
TOP SECRET//COMINT//REL TO USA, FVEY Volume 2, Issue 1 THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE January 2011 (U) BLAST FROM THE PAST: YRS IN THE BEGINNING (U//FOUO) YRS has recently unearthed mountain...

Back in Time: the ECHELON Story

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Document Date: 2012-11-09Release Date: 2015-08-03
This 9 November 2012 post from the internal NSA newsletter Foreign Affairs Digest describes the agency’s reaction to the launch of the 2000 EU inquiry into ECHELON: see the Intercept article GCHQ and Me: My Life Unmasking British Eavesdroppers, 3 August 2015.
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL m SID Today home U SID Today archives Welcome! Friday, 09 Nov 2012 ...

GCHQ COMSAT Report

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Document Date: 2010-07-02Release Date: 2015-08-03
This page taken from a longer 2 July 2010 GCHQ report on the state of its COMSAT capabilities (against communications satellites) confirms that “NSA has historically been a large source of funding” for this aspect of the agency’s activies: see the Intercept article GCHQ and Me: My Life Unmasking British Eavesdroppers, 3 August 2015. Download […]
SECRET MTI/00001CPO/4521/S03006/000/07 TCP-MP69-STG-001 2 July 2010 I. BACKGROUND 5. GCHQ currently owns three sites that are involved in COMSAT access: CARBOY, SOUNDER and SNICK. Thes...

CQV Fields

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Document Date: 2010-11-01Release Date: 2015-08-03
This NSA glossary from November 2010 provides supporting evidence for the existence of “dictionary based text keywork scanning engines”: see the Intercept article GCHQ and Me: My Life Unmasking British Eavesdroppers, 3 August 2015.
This field is searchable for MB information only, although it is retrievable (in both views) for FARNDALE anc RECOVERY information as well. The file type as defined in headers of intercept. ...

GCHQ Cyprus

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Release Date: 2015-08-03
This two-page extract from a longer, undated, GCHQ document describing its presence in Cyprus, states that “Under the ECHELON Agreement, NSA provides 50% of the funding for the SOUNDER Comsat facility”: see the Intercept article GCHQ and Me: My Life Unmasking British Eavesdroppers, 3 August 2015.
TOP SECRET STRAP1 Technical Capability 24. Improve Mission Management to ensure efficient use of our Sigint resources. The UK hubs/Access Services will continue to simplify and improve per...

Using XKEYSCORE to Enable TAO

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Document Date: 2009-07-16Release Date: 2015-07-01
This NSA presentation from 16 July 2009 explains how the XKeyScore system supports the agency’s Tailored Access Operations: see the Intercept article XKEYSCORE: NSA’s Google for the World’s Private Communications, 1 July 2015.
using-xks-to-enable-tao-p1-normal.gif: TOP SECRET//COMINT//REL TO USA. AUS, CAN. GBR. NZL//20291123 Ait* tuv. Using XKEYSCORE to Enable TAO Booz I AJIen l Hamilton SDS Analyst 16 July ...

Writing XKS Fingerprints

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Document Date: 2010-11-22Release Date: 2015-07-01
This 67-page NSA presentation from November 2010 explains how to create the “Fingerprints” which enable analysts to trace individuals within XKeyScore: see the Intercept article XKEYSCORE: NSA’s Google for the World’s Private Communications, 1 July 2015.
writing-xks-fingerprints-p1-normal.gif: Writing XKS Fingerprints November 2010 TOP SECRET//COMINT//REL TO USA, AUS, CAN, GBR, NZLwriting-xks-fingerprints-p2-normal.gif: Agenda • Naming...

VOIP in XKEYSCORE

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Document Date: 2009-03-01Release Date: 2015-07-01
This NSA presentation from March 2009 shows how VOIP intercepts are handled in XKeyScore: see the Intercept article XKEYSCORE: NSA’s Google for the World’s Private Communications, 1 July 2015.
voip-in-xks-p1-normal.gif: TOP SECRET//COMINT7/REL TO USA. AUS, CAN, GBR, NZL//20291123 VOIP in XKEYSCORE March 2009 TOP SECRET//COMINT//REL TO USA. AUS. CAN, GBR, NZL//20291123voip-in-...

XKEYSCORE Appids & Fingerprints

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Release Date: 2015-07-01
This undated NSA presentation gives a technical introduction to the treatment of AppIDs within XKeyScore: see the Intercept article XKEYSCORE: NSA’s Google for the World’s Private Communications, 1 July 2015.
xks-application-ids-p1-normal.gif: XKEYSCORE Appids & Fingerprints xkeyscore@nsaxks-application-ids-p2-normal.gif: • Syntax is similar to C: functionCname', level, coptional info ) = 'se...

XKEYSCORE Workflows 2011

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Document Date: 2011-09-19Release Date: 2015-07-01
This NSA presentation dated 19 September 2011 outlines the use of Workflows within XKeyScore and includes screenshots: see the Intercept article XKEYSCORE: NSA’s Google for the World’s Private Communications, 1 July 2015.
xks-workflows-2011-p1-normal.gif: XKEYSCORE Workflows 19 September 2011 SECRET7/COMINT//REL TO USA, AUS, CAN, GBR, MZL i —* DERIVED FROM: NSA/CSSM 1-52 DATED: 20070108...

XKEYSCORE for Counter-CNE

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Document Date: 2011-03-01Release Date: 2015-07-01
This NSA presentation from March 2011 discusses the use of the XKeyScore tool for countering foreign CNE attacks: see the Intercept article XKEYSCORE: NSA’s Google for the World’s Private Communications, 1 July 2015.
xks-for-counter-cne-p1-normal.gif: TOP SECRET//COMINT//REL TO USA, FVEY Using the XKS CNE dataset and a DISGRUNTLEDDUCK fingerprint, we now see at least 21 TAO boxes with evidence of this in...

Introduction to Context Sensitive Scanning with X-KEYSCORE Fingerprints

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Document Date: 2010-05-01Release Date: 2015-07-01
This 61-page NSA presentation from May 2010 provides analysts with a guide to tracking individuals within XKeyScore using the system’s fingerprint capability: see the Intercept article XKEYSCORE: NSA’s Google for the World’s Private Communications, 1 July 2015.
TOP SECRET//COMINT//REL TO USA, AUS, CAN, GBR, NZL Introduction to Context Sensitive Scanning with X-KEYSCORE Fingerprints May 2010 TOP SECRET //COMINT //REL TO USA, AUS, CAN, GBR, NZL ...

HTTP Activity vs. User Activity

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Document Date: 2009-06-19Release Date: 2015-07-01
This NSA presentation from 19 June 2009 explains the metadata capabilities of XKeyScore: see the Intercept article XKEYSCORE: NSA’s Google for the World’s Private Communications, 1 July 2015.
TOP SECRET//COMINT//REL TO USA, AUS, CAN, GBR, NZL m V HTTP Activity vs User Activity 19 June 2009 Derived From: NSA/CSSM 1-52 Bated :l2007i MM TOP SEC...

Finding and Querying on Document Metadata

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Document Date: 2009-04-01Release Date: 2015-07-01
This NSA presentation from April 2009 explains how analysts can make use of document metadata available through XKeyScore, together with worked examples and screenshots: see the Intercept article XKEYSCORE: NSA’s Google for the World’s Private Communications, 1 July 2015.
TOP SECRET//COMINT//REL TO USA, AUS, CAN, GBR, NZL//20291123 Finding and Querying on Document Metadata tooz|/ 1 Booz|Allen| Hamilton Sigint Development Support / SIGINT Technica...

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