Skip to comments.NSA Going Deeper Into Your Life Than You Thought
Posted on 10/08/2013 5:57:56 PM PDT by Nachum
Dan Auerbach 10-8-13 Weve long suspected that the NSA, the worlds premiere spy agency, was pretty good at breaking into computers. But now, thanks to an article by security expert Bruce Schneierwho is working with the Guardian to go through the Snowden documentswe have a much more detailed view of how the NSA uses exploits in order to infect the computers of targeted users. The template for attacking people with malware used by the NSA is in widespread use by criminals and fraudsters, as well as foreign intelligence agencies, so its important to understand and defend against this threat to avoid being a victim to the plethora of attackers out there.
How Does Malware Work Exactly?
Deploying malware over the web generally involves two steps. First, as an attacker, you have to get your victim to visit a website under your control. Second, you have to get softwareknown as malwareinstalled on the victims computer in order to gain control of that machine. This formula isnt universal, but is often how web-based malware attacks proceed.
In order to accomplish the first step of getting a user to visit a site under your control, an attacker might email the victim text that contains a link to the website in question, in a so-called phishing attack. The NSA reportedly uses phishing attacks sometimes, but weve learned that this step usually proceeds via a so-called man-in-the-middle attack.1 The NSA controls a set of servers codenamed Quantum that sit on the Internet backbone, and these servers are used to redirect targets away from their intended destinations to still other NSA-controlled servers that are responsible for the injection of malware. So, for example, if a targeted user visits yahoo.com, the targets browser will display the ordinary Yahoo! landing page but will actually be communicating with
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Is anyone surprised by this?
Why were the boston terrorists IGNORED, the warnings
IGNORED, and they were let in without passports???
Answer: the same reason US troops cannot fight back
and the borders are wide open.
nsa ... whom is that?
FIG. 12: ATMOSPHERIC WEAPONS TESTING FALLOUT 1952-63
The radiation fallout map from Under The Cloud: The Decades of Nuclear Testing, illustrates the effects of 1200 nuclear weapons tests conducted at the Nevada Test Site. The U.S. Government admitted in November, 2002, that every person living in the United States between 1958 and 1963 was exposed to fallout from nuclear weapons testing.
my third arm DOES come in handy sometimes though
Don't understand? Don't worry; neither do I.
yep fred. One of those times where we shall see what the future brings.
Than You Thought
Hardly. I think they have the count of my pubic hairs in their db.
Did anyone who commented on this article actually read it?
too skerry to read.
Here is something you'll like.
Everyone on the planet should be glowing in the dark.
Our ruling class is only human. You can't reasonably expect the NSA to track everything a few Chechen terrorists say and do, not when they are swamped keeping track of everyone on FR, every Christian, every American with prior military service, every NRA member, and every other potential terrorist that Obama has told them takes precedence over a few immigrants who might produce a man-caused disaster or two.
Note to my personal NSA monitor: I think you're doing a great job, and I'm glad you are essential and didn't get furloughed. Can you tell me what my wife might want for Christmas?
Nah. If you click on the link, you get this virus:
The stupid used to go rent out hotel rooms in Vegas, just to watch the detonations...
Those running government today are just as reckless and dangerous.
“t every person living in the United States between 1958 and 1963 was exposed to fallout from nuclear weapons testing.”
And the effects from that are proven to be what? And what was the alternative; should we have not developed nuclear weapons?
Not sure what point you are making.
So your nose, crank or jaw rotted off by the late 60s and 70s into the 80s....So what...Who cares! Government says it was nearly perfectly safe...The same levels as eating Beijing microwave popcorn. Yep...I believe it.
Detonating atomic/nuclear weapons over your own homeland is really clever stuff.
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