This 27 June 2012 post from the internal NSA newsletter SIDToday, discusses the phenomenon of Chinese fishing vessels misreporting their true location and the impact of this on the integrity of countries’ exclusive economic zones. Five Eyes investigations had shown that the disparity was due both to error and location misreporting by Chinese vessels: see the Intercept article The NSA’s Role in a Climate-Changed World: spying on nonprofits, fishing boats, and the North Pole, 15 August 2018.
In this 16 October 2012 post from the NSA internal newsletter SIDToday, an agency staffer from NSA’s Hawaii station describes an incident in which NSA assisted in stopping a vessel engaged in illegal drift-net fishing by tracking a satellite phone on board: see the Intercept article The NSA’s Role in a Climate-Changed World: spying on nonprofits, fishing boats, and the North Pole, 15 August 2018.
This 13 September 2010 presentation from the NSA’s OTP VPN Exploitation Team explains the work of the division: see the Der Spiegel story Prying Eyes: Inside the NSA’s War on Internet Security, 28 December 2014.
This undated NSA presentation sets out the network-mapping tool Treasure Map, and supplies information on some of the agency’s collection access points: see the Intercept article New Zealand Launched Mass Surveillance Project While Publicly Denying It, 15 September 2014.
These two slides from a 22 January 2011 NSA PowerPoint presentation constitute the first document drawing on intercepted communications content to be made public. The subject of this presentation was captured in Abbottabad, Pakistan on 23 January 2011: see the Washington Post article In NSA-intercepted data, those not targeted far outnumber the foreigners who are, 5 July 2014.
This extract, taken from a 21 Feburary 2011 letter from the acting deputy head of Australia’s Intelligence Defence Signals Directorate to the NSA’s Signals Intelligence Directorate, invites the American agency to intensify its focus on Australian citizens: see the book No Place to Hide, 13 May 2014.
This six-slide presentation from November 2009 details mobile phone interception in Indonesia by Australia’s Defence Signals Directorate (now the Australian Signals Directorate): see the Guardian article Australia tried to monitor Indonesian president’s phone, 17 November 2013.