NSA Central Security Service: FOXACID SOP for Operational Management of FOXACID Infrastructure (Draft)
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National Security Agency - Central Security Service

Glossary: agencies

Date Created: ca.2010
Classification: Top Secret : COMINT
Distribution: REL USA, AUS, CAN, GBR, NZL

Glossary: classification and distribution codes.

Genre: Operations Manual, .PDF , 31 p.

Journalist(s): Sam Biddle
Originating Media Outlet: The Intercept
Date Published: 2016-08-19
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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.