|Creator: ||National Security Agency - Special Source Operations|
|Classification:||Top Secret : SI|
Glossary: classification and distribution codes.
|Genre:||Presentation slides, .PDF , 3 p.|
|Journalist(s):||Craig Timberg : Barton Gellman : Ashkan Soltani|
|Originating Media Outlet:||The Washington Post|
|Date Published:||2013-11-26||Click here for article|
|Click here for an archived link to the article|
|Communications Target:||Domestic communications|
|Surveillance Program(s):||SERENDIPITY|| |
Glossary: surveillance programs.
|Description: This document is an extract from an NSA presentation. It describes SERENDIPITY, which was seemingly an effort by the NSA to target Microsoft for similar SIGINT sourcing programs that affected Google and Yahoo. These slides show efforts to intercept communications from Hotmail email accounts and communications from Windows Live Messenger.|