|Creator: ||National Security Agency - Central Security Service|
|Classification:||Top Secret : COMINT|
|Distribution:||REL USA, AUS, CAN, GBR, NZL|
Glossary: classification and distribution codes.
|Genre:||Operations Manual, .PDF , 31 p.|
|Originating Media Outlet:||The Intercept|
|Date Published:||2016-08-19||Click here for article|
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|Communications Target:||Computer systems|
|Surveillance Program(s):||Communications Intelligence|| |
Glossary: surveillance programs.
|Description: This NSA document, from "no earlier than 2010," is a draft of the standard operating procedures for using the FOXACID server. This NSA server is used in TAO (tailored access operations) for hacking into target's networks. The user manual describes different procedures and malicious tools for directing target's web browsers to the FOXACID server which results in computer exploitation.|