Target Location Issues
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National Security Agency

Glossary: agencies

Date Created: ca.2011
Classification: Top Secret : SI
Distribution: NOFORN

Glossary: classification and distribution codes.

Genre: Teaching materials, .PDF , 1 p.

Journalist(s): Ashkan Soltani : Barton Gellman
Originating Media Outlet: The Washington Post
Date Published: 2013-12-04
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Communications Target: Foreign communications
Surveillance Program(s): General intelligence

Glossary: surveillance programs.

Description: This document is an excerpt from a transcript of an NSA training video. It describes how to verify the location of a targeted mobile device. It describes how the NSA monitors different types of mobile signaling information known as HLR and VLR registrations in order to locate individuals.