Skip to comments.GCHQ's dark arts: Leaked documents reveal online manipulation, Facebook, YouTube snooping
Posted on 07/15/2014 12:25:28 PM PDT by Excellence
A fresh set of documents leaked by Edward Snowden show how the UK intelligence agency can manipulate online polls and debates, spread messages, snoop on YouTube and track Facebook users.
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ASTRAL PROJECTION: Remote GSM secure covert Internet proxy using TOR hidden service
POISON ARROW: Safe malware download capability
AIRWOLF: YouTube profile, comment and video collection
BIRDSTRIKE: Twitter monitoring and profile collection
GLASSBACK: Technique of getting a target's IP address by pretending to be a spammer and ringing them. Target does not need to answer.
MINIATURE HERO: Active skype capability. Provision of realtime call records (SkypeOut and SkypetoSkype) and bidirectional instant messaging. Also contact lists.
PHOTON TORPEDO: A technique to actively grab the IP address of MSN messenger user
SPRING-BISHOP: Finding private photos of targets on Facebook
BOMB BAY: The capacity to increase website hits, rankings
BURLESQUE: The capacity to send spoofed SMS messages
GESTATOR: Amplification of a given message, normally video, on popular multimedia websites (YouTube)
SCRAPHEAP CHALLENGE: Perfect spoofing of emails from Blackberry targets
SUNBLOCK: Ability to deny functionality to send/receive email or view material online
SWAMP DONKEY: A tool that will silently locate all predefined types of file and encrypt them on a targets machine
UNDERPASS: Change outcome of online polls (previously known as NUBILO).
WARPATH: Mass delivery of SMS messages to support an Information Operations campaign.
HUSK: Secure one-on-one web based dead-drop messaging platform.
Very interesting. I wish he’d leak the NASA files on UFOs next!
Has anyone visited this AIRWOLF on Youtube yet??
This is just the tip of the digital iceberg.
My gut tells me that due to my teabagger ways, my digital presence has been affected by this corrupt machine.
From time to time, I would get NSA industry type advertisements on my website. At one point I had advertisements for Blackhawk helicopters??? At the time, I thought it was great that somehow military leaders had become interested in my site. Now, I think the opposite.
FYI - Normally, the ads you see on YouTube are directly related to what you are searching for. There was no reason for a Blackhawk helicopter advertisement on my barely visible site.
I get ads in Swedish. Go figure.
I bet you do.