Signal - Surveillance Success Stories
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National Security Agency

Glossary: agencies

Date Created: ca.2013-03
Classification: Secret : SI
Distribution: 5VEY

Glossary: classification and distribution codes.

Genre: , .PDF , 4 p.

Journalist(s): Ashkan Soltani : Andrea Peterson : Barton Gellman
Originating Media Outlet: The Washington Post
Date Published: 2013-12-10
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Communications Target: Foreign communications
Surveillance Program(s): HAPPYFOOT

Glossary: surveillance programs.

Description: This document contains excerpts from an internal NSA presentation detailing signal surveillance techniques and success stories. They indicate that both the NSA and GCHQ use a Google-specific tracking cookie to pinpoint targets for hacking.