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UTT Configuration README

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Release Date: 2015-07-01
This undated NSA technical document provides information about the Universal Targeting Tool (UTT), “a mission critical component of the TURBULENCE architecture”: see the Intercept article XKEYSCORE: NSA’s Google for the World’s Private Communications, 1 July 2015.
utt-config-readme-p1-normal.gif: SECRET//REL TO USA, FVEY (U) UTT Configuration README (U) Overview (S//SI//REL) The Unified Targeting Tool (UTT) makes it possible to transition from to...
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Communications System How To Guide

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Release Date: 2015-07-01
This undated NSA technical document provides configuration instructions for Communications System (Comms), one of the integral parts of the XKeyScore system: see the Intercept article XKEYSCORE: NSA’s Google for the World’s Private Communications, 1 July 2015.
TOP SECRET (TS//SCI) Communications System How To Guide The communications system (Comms) is the primary means that XKEYSCORE systems use to communicate among servers in the same cluster...
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The Unofficial XKEYSCORE User Guide

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Release Date: 2015-07-01
This 27-page NSA document, authored by a consultant from contractor Booz Allen Hamilton, provides a step-by-step guide to using XKeyScore, together with screenshots: see the Intercept article XKEYSCORE: NSA’s Google for the World’s Private Communications, 1 July 2015.
unofficial-xks-user-guide-p1-normal.gif: TOP SECRET//COMINT//REL TO USA, AUS, CAN, GBR, NZL//20320108 The Unofficial XKEYSCORE User Guide E92 - ADET Consultant, Booz Allen Hamilton Th...
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X-KEYSCORE as a SIGDEV tool

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Document Date: 2009-01-01Release Date: 2015-07-01
This 2009 NSA presentation describes some of the plug ins available and the way the tool relates to other NSA methods for searching internet metadata, with XKeyScore having the broadest capability: see the book No Place To Hide, 13 May 2014.
xks-as-a-sigdev-tool-p1-normal.gif: X-KEYSCORE as a SIGDEV tool 2009 ■EBTxks-as-a-sigdev-tool-p2-normal.gif: What is X-KEYSCORE?xks-as-a-sigdev-tool-p3-normal.gif: TOP SECRET//COMINT//ORC...
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XKEYSCORE System Administration

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Document Date: 2012-12-01Release Date: 2015-07-01
This 143-page NSA presentation from December 2012 provides a general introduction to the architecture, operation and administration of XKeyScore: see the Intercept article XKEYSCORE: NSA’s Google for the World’s Private Communications, 1 July 2015.
xks-system-administration-p1-normal.gif: TOP SECRET II SI II REL TO USA. AUS. CAN. GBR. NZL December 2012 t-—v.—r---------------- TOP SECRET // Si II REL TO USA, AUS, CAN, GBR, NZLxks-sy...
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Exploiting Foreign Lawful Intercept (LI) Roundtable

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Document Date: 2012-01-01Release Date: 2015-09-29
This NSA presentation from 2012 discusses techniques for subverting “lawful intercept” systems used abroad: see the Intercept article A Death in Athens: Did a Rogue NSA Operation Cause the Death of a Greek Telecom Employee?, 29 September 2015.
2012-lawful-intercept-redacted2-p1-normal.gif: TOP SECRET//SI//REL TO USA, FVEY (S//SI//REL) Exploiting Foreign Lawful Intercept (LI) Roundtable S31122 TOP SECRET//SI//REL TO USA, FVEY...
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Targets visiting specific websites

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Release Date: 2015-07-01
Ths undated set of annotated screenshots from XKeyScore provides a worked example of a search: see the Intercept article XKEYSCORE: NSA’s Google for the World’s Private Communications, 1 July 2015.
xks-targets-visiting-specific-websites-p1-normal.gif: TOP SECRET//COMINT//REL TO USA, AUS, CAN. GBR. NZU/20320108 Center.! =*oc Book Aleo Hammer See next page for Derived From: NSA'CSSM ...
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Royal Concierge

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Release Date: 2013-11-17
Two slides from a GCHQ presentation describe the Royal Concierge programme “a SIGINT driven hotel reservation tip-off service”: see the Der Spiegel article ‘Royal Concierge’: GCHQ Monitors Hotel Reservations to Track Diplomats, 17 November 2013.
image-568949-galleryV9-sitq1.jpg: TOP SECRET//COMINT//REL TO USA, AUS. CAN, GBR, NZL * ^CCHQ^ (TS//SI//REL) Contact mapping - tip-off to Diplomatic travel plans (TS//SI//REL) - ROYAL ...
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Visit Precis: SWEDUSA

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Release Date: 2013-12-11
This briefing document, produced ahead of the SWEDUSA Strategic Planning Conference of 24-26 April, outlines General Keith Alexander’s talking points for the event: see the SVT article FRA part of top-secret hacker project, 11 December 2013.
TOP SECRET//COMINT//NOFORN VISIT PRÉCIS SWEDUSA 2013 STRATEGIC PLANNING CONFERENCE (SPC) MR. INGVAR ÀKESSON DIRECTOR GENERAL FORSVARETS RADIOANSTALT (FRA) SWEDEN 24-26 APRIL 2013 ...
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Discovery SIGINT Targeting Scenarios and Compliance

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Document Date: 2011-07-01Release Date: 2014-02-18
This page from the NSA intranet dated July 2011 supplies advice from the NSA Offices of General Counsel (OGC) and Oversight and Compliance (NOC) on the admissibility of targeting strategies against the users of popular websites (including WikLeaks and the Pirate Bay): see the Intercept article Snowden Documents Reveal Covert Surveillance and Pressure Tactics Aimed […]
TOP SECRET//SI//REL TO USA, FVEY Navigation Main Page Community portal Recent changes Random page Help Toolbox What links here Related changes Upload file Special pages Printab...
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TEMPORA — “The World’s Largest XKEYSCORE” — Is Now Available to Qualified NSA Users

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Document Date: 2012-09-19Release Date: 2014-06-18
This internal NSA post dated 19 September 2012, describes GCHQ’s operation Tempora which, make “more than 40 billion pieces of content a day” available to analysts from both agencies: see the Der Spiegel article The NSA in Germany: Snowden’s Documents Available for Download, 18 June 2014.
(C//REL) TEMPORA -- "The World s Largest XKEYSCORE" - Is Now Available to Qualified NSA Users (U//FOUO) NSA Integree at GCIIQ Run Date: 09/19/2012 (U//FOUO) SIGINT analysts: We have all...
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TEMPORA

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Document Date: 2012-05-21Release Date: 2014-06-18
This page from GCHQ’s internal GCWiki, last edited in May 2012, provides background information on the agency’s “internet buffer business capability”: see the Der Spiegel article The NSA in Germany: Snowden’s Documents Available for Download, 18 June 2014.
[edit] News BREAKING NEWS (May 2012) - The second tranche of 'deep dive' processing capability at RPC has gone live. In addition 2 extra lOG's are being processed at OPC. This brings the curre...
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Running Strategic Analytics Affecting Europe and Africa

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Release Date: 2014-06-18
This undated presentation from the NSA’s European Cryptologic Center explains some of the activities of the agency’s main European base: see the Der Spiegel article Terrorverdächtige: NSA nutzte Erkenntnisse aus Deutschland-Filiale für Tötungen, 15 June 2014.
(Uj Running btrategic Analytics Affecting Europe and Africa The overall classification of this briefing is: TOP SECRET//COM INT//REL USA, FVEYS//2D291 Region: Europe, Middle East (Isra...
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Net Defense from Encrypted Communications

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Release Date: 2014-12-28
This February 2012 presentation from NSA’s Technology Directorate describes a system codenamed BLUESNORT and its relationship to associated systems: see the Der Spiegel story Prying Eyes: Inside the NSA’s War on Internet Security, 28 December 2014.
(U//FOUO) Net Defense from Encrypted Communications irt i ir\ / 1 HI 1 SECRET//SI//REL TO USA, FVEY Increment 3 Requirement SYSREQ10322.2 (S//REL) TURMOIL shall reinject decrypted ...
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Intro to the VPN Exploitation Process

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Document Date: 2010-09-13Release Date: 2014-12-28
This 13 September 2010 presentation from the NSA’s OTP VPN Exploitation Team explains the work of the division: see the Der Spiegel story Prying Eyes: Inside the NSA’s War on Internet Security, 28 December 2014.
TOP SECRET//COMINT//REL USA, AUS, CAN, GBR, NZL Intro to the VPN Exploitation Process OTP VPN Exploitation Team S31176 September 13, 2010 TOP SECRET//COMINT//REL USA, AUS, CAN, G...
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VS MALIBU IKE And ESP Metadata Flows

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Release Date: 2014-12-28
These four undated NSA slides show a workflow for defeating VPN encryption: see the Der Spiegel story Prying Eyes: Inside the NSA’s War on Internet Security, 28 December 2014.
TOP SECRET//COMINT//REL TO USA, AUS, CAN, GBR, NZL VS MALIBU IKE And ESP Metadata Flows /20291123 TUBE TOP SECRET//COMINT//REL TO USA, AUS, CAN, GBR, NZL//20291123 TOP SECRET//COMIN...
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PTC Glossary

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Release Date: 2014-11-25
This undated screenshot from GCHQ’s internal GCWiki provides details of INCENSER, “a GERONTIC delivery from the NIGELLA access” – in other words, a supply of data arranged by Cable & Wireless from a rival company’s infrastructure: see the Süddeutsche Zeitung article Snowden-Leaks: How Vodafone-Subsidiary Cable & Wireless Aided GCHQ’s Spying Efforts, 25 November 2014. Download […]
TOP SECRET STRAP 1 COMINT The maximum classification allowed on GCWiki is TOP SECRET STRAP1 COMINT. Click to report inappropriate content. For GCWiki help contact: page PTC Glossary F...
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HIDDENSALAMANDER: Alerting and Characterization of Botnet Activity in TURMOIL

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Release Date: 2015-01-17
This undated NSA presentation describes techniques for detecting botnets: see the Der Spiegel article The Digital Arms Race: NSA Preps America for Future Battle, 17 January 2015.
P SECRET//COMINT//REL TO USA, FVEY HIDDENSALAMANDER Alerting and Characterization of _____iyiissiQr\] CAPABILIT, ES Botnet Activity in TURMOIL Briefers: SECRET//REL TO USA, FV...
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TUTELAGE

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Release Date: 2015-01-17
This undated NSA presentation describes tecniques for repurposing third party attack tools: see the Der Spiegel article The Digital Arms Race: NSA Preps America for Future Battle, 17 January 2015.
TOP SECRET II COMINT ■ Communications Security Establishment Canada Centre de la sécurité des télécommunications Canada CSEC SIGINT Cyber Discovery: Summary of the current effort ...
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GCSB XKeyScore fingerprint – Jan 2013

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Document Date: 2013-01-06Release Date: 2015-03-15
This XKeyScore fingerprint, dated 6 January 2013, shows the extent to which New Zealand’s GCSB targeted Solomon Islands public officials and civil society: see the New Zealand Herald article Revealed: The names NZ targeted using NSA’s XKeyscore system, 15 March 2015.
2 Classification: 3 5-eyes releasable 4 Top Secret 5 COMINT 6 ________ 7 Last modified: 2013-01-06 8 9 NOTE WELL that the contents of this file are managed by the GUI. 10 A...
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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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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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-...
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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...
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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 ...
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Next Generation Events

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Document Date: 2009-03-23Release Date: 2015-09-25
This GCHQ presentation from 23 March 2009 discusses the agency’s plan for “processing Events [metadata] at scale”: see the Intercept article Profiled: From Radio to Porn, British Spies Track Web Users’ Online Identities, 25 September 2015.
nge-anyst-exch-redacted-p1-normal.gif: TOP SECRET STRAP 1 Analysis Next Generation Events TOP SECRET STRAP 1 23 March 2009nge-anyst-exch-redacted-p2-normal.gif: TOP SECRET STRAP 1 ...

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