DocumentRelease Date: 2014-11-25
This undated extract from a GCHQ document describes progress in infiltrating a Flag Telecom cable through the NIGELLA access point – as the cable’s owner did not have a partnership with GCHQ, the agency classed this project as “computer network exploitation” (CNE), hacking its way in with Cable & Wireless’ assistance: see the Süddeutsche Zeitung […]
Overview CNE.EnriPQint.RrQie.çt.lnPati Notes Page Sheet 1: CNE EndPoint Project Load TOP SECRET STRAP 1 End-Point Projects PFENNING ALPHA REDACTED Flag Telecom Secure access un...
DocumentRelease 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...
DocumentRelease Date: 2016-06-07 Document Date: 2009-01-01
This extract from a 2009 GCHQ presentation includes a report on PRESTON, the agency’s programme for intercepting the communications of individuals or organisations who are subject to surveillance warrants. The report found that, in one six-month period, 97% of such communications had not been viewed by the authorities: see the Intercept article Facing Data Deluge, […]
TOP SECRET STRAP 1 DGO and DOC Special TOP SECRET STRAP 1 This information is exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and may be subject to exemption under other...
DocumentRelease Date: 2014-11-25 Document Date: 2009-07-27
These July 2009 documents provide a full list of the fibre-optic cables GCHQ had access to at that point, including details of location, bandwidth and corporate partners: see the Süddeutsche Zeitung article Snowden-Leaks: How Vodafone-Subsidiary Cable & Wireless Aided GCHQ’s Spying Efforts, 25 November 2014. […]
partner_cables.pdf: Partner Cable UK? REMEDY GERONTIC DACRON LITTLE PINNAGE STREET CAR VITREOUS Apolo UK IRU/LC DCO IRU/LC IRU/LC IRU/LC CANTAT 3 UK DCO IRU/LC Concerto UK D...
GEMINI, ARCANO, BROKER, CATEGORY, DACRON, DONNINGTON, ELAPSE, GERONTIC, GIB(B)US, GRASP, HIASCO, KIRKISTOWN, KNAPWEED, LATUS, LINNELL, LITTLE, MONDELLO, NIGELLA, NUMDAH, PFENNING ALPHA, PINNAGE, PRESCOTT, REMEDY, SCEPTRE, STELLABLUE, TEMPORA, VITREOUS
Australia (AUS/AU), Bahamas (BHS/BS), Belgium (BEL/BE), Bermuda (BMU/BM), Canada (CAN/CA), China (CHN/CN), Denmark (DNK/DK), Egypt (EGY/EG), Finland (FIN/FI), France (FRA/FR), Germany (DEU/DE), Guam (GUM/GU), Iceland (ISL/IS), India (IND/IN), Ireland (IRL/IE), Isle of Man (IMN/IM), Italy (ITA/IT), Jamaica (JAM/JM), Japan (JPN/JP), Korea (KOR/KR), Latvia (LVA/LV), Malta (MLT/MT), Netherlands (NLD/NL), Nigeria (NGA/NG), Philippines (PHL/PH), Poland (POL/PL), Portugal (PRT/PT), Russia (RUS/RU), Spain (ESP/ES), Sweden (SWE/SE), United Kingdom (GBR/GB)
DocumentRelease Date: 2014-11-25 Document Date: 2008-06-27
These screenshots from GCHQ’s internal GCWiki describe progress on the MTI (Mastering the Internet) cable access project, also known as Tempora. Prominent within these reports is the close cooperation with corporate partner Cable & Wireless / Vodafone, codenamed GEROTIC: see the Süddeutsche Zeitung article Snowden-Leaks: How Vodafone-Subsidiary Cable & Wireless Aided GCHQ’s Spying Efforts, 25 […]
27_June_08_redacted.pdf: 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:...
DocumentRelease Date: 2015-09-25 Document Date: 2009-01-01
This GCHQ presentation from 2010 describes the extent of the agency’s cable-tapping and plans for the future: see the Intercept article Profiled: From Radio to Porn, British Spies Track Web Users’ Online Identities, 25 September 2015.
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