Title: OAKSTAR Weekly Update – 5 April 2013
Release Date: 2018-03-20
Document Date: 2012-04-01
Description: This internal NSA technical update from March 2013 provides metrics about the information from the access point codenamed MONEYROCKET, which was the NSA’s source for tracking Bitcoin users: see the Intercept article The NSA Worked To “track Down” Bitcoin Users, Snowden Documents Reveal, 20 March 2018.
Document: TOP SECRET//COMINT//NOFORN
OAKSTAR Weekly Update
Program Highlights Week of: March 30-April 5,
Derived From: NSA/CSSM 1-52
Declassify On: 20320108
MONKEYROCKET: (TS//SI//NOFORN) xks-master went into a frozen state.
After further examination by ETC technicians it was noted with a hard drive
failure. Upon replacement of the hard drive with a new one, the drive would not
rebuild. As such, potential backplane faults. XKeyscore2 was reconfigured to be
the master server and all data and tasking was rerouted to the processing box.
XKS1 replacement logistics are being worked.
(TS//SI//NOFORN) ETC technician is hand-carrying data diodes and some RAMM
DIMMS back to site to repair the high side server and add a diode to the
(S) OAKSTAR 2013 serialized product report totals: 430 reports and 2641
(S) There is one open/active REMEDY ticket for OAKSTAR.
MONKEYROCKET: Day 253
(U) 2013 = 1 reports (they were 1 of 43 sources for the report, but hey, it's the
MONKEYROCKET Metrics for April
J_____2____5 7 9 11 13 15 17 19 21 23 25 27 29 31