DocumentRelease Date: 2013-10-14
This Special Source Operations presentation describes the NSA’s problems with overcollection of data from email address books and buddy lists: see the Washington Post article NSA collects millions of e-mail address books globally, 14 October 2013.
TOP SECRET//SI//NOFORN Content Acquisition Optimization TOP SECRET//SI//NOFORN TOP SECRET//SI//NOFORN Yahoo Webmessenger • Update data sent to individuals logged into Yahoo's Instan...
DocumentRelease Date: 2014-05-13
This Boundless Informant slide shows the immense number of phone (DNR) and internet (DNI) metadata records collected day-by-day between 10 December 2012 and 8 January 2013 for NSA Special Source Operations from a number of sources including XKeyScore: see the book No Place To Hide, 13 May 2014.
Page 159 SSO - Last 30 Days 2 DNI DNR Signal Profile Most Volume Top 5 Techs fl PCS IN MAR MOIP US-3171: 57.783.148,908 Records XKEYSCORE: 41,996,304.149 Records a Hpc...
DocumentRelease Date: 2014-06-18
These three undated NSA Special Source Operation slides supply details on selected RAMPART-A cable access sites: see the Intercept article How Secret Partners Expand NSA’s Surveillance Dragnet, 18 June 2014.
TOP SECRET//COMINT//NOFORN RAMPART A Sites Five sites, 4 with a Trusted 3rd Party Partner ■ US-3127!VH AZUREPHOENIX**4mb BW/1 Ogb/day ■ US-3145/KX MOONLIGHTPATH** - ~2mb BW/5gb/day ...
DocumentRelease Date: 2013-11-27
An undated NSA slide shows that the agency collects Hotmail address books. Two further slides indicate that Hotmail and Windows Live Messenger messages have been intercepted, although it is not clear that this did not happen on the public internet: see the Washington Post article Microsoft, suspecting NSA spying, to ramp up efforts to encrypt […]
TOP SECRET//SI//NOFORN Address Books • Email address books for most major webmail are collected as stand-alone sessions (no content present*) • Address books are repetitive, large, and m...
DocumentDocument Date: 2012-01-01Release Date: 2013-10-14
This NSA Special Source Operations presentation describes the agency’s collection of webmail address books and contact lists: see the Washington Post article NSA collects millions of e-mail address books globally, 14 October 2013.
TOP SECRET//SI//NOFORN SSO Collection Optimization Core SSO Team: TOP SECRET//SI//NOFORN TOP SECRET//SI//NOFORN Address Books • Email address books for most major webmail are col...
DANCINGOASIS (DGO), MAINWAY (MW), MARINA, MOONLIGHTPATH (EGL?), MUSCULAR (JPM?), PINWALE, SCISSORS, SPINNERET (SPN)
US-3171, DS-200B, US-3261, US-3145US-3180, US-3180, DS-200B, US-3171, US-3171, US-3180, US-3145AUC-393, AUC-395, DS-200A, DS-200B, DS-200X, DS-300, DS-410, NZC-333, UKC-125, UKC-206D, UKC-215, UKC-302A, UKJ-260D, US-3101M, US-3105, US-3145
DocumentDocument Date: 2010-10-01Release Date: 2014-06-18
This NSA presentation from 1 October 2010 describes RAMPART-A, the agency’s “unconventional special access program”: see the Intercept article How Secret Partners Expand NSA’s Surveillance Dragnet, 19 June 2014.
RAMPART-A Project Overview 1 October 2010 TOP SECRET//COMINT//NOFORN This briefing is classified TOP SECRET//COMINT//NOF TOP SECRET//COMINT//NOFORN RAMP ART-A Overview Covern...