This 2012 post from the NSA internal newsletter SSO News is one of a series collated here related to the extension of the agency’s FAIRVIEW collection to eight sites in major US cities: see the Intercept article The Wiretap Rooms: The NSA’s Hidden Spy Hubs In Eight U.S. Cities, 25 June 2018.
A post from the internal NSA newsletter SIDToday dated 6 November 2003 describes how the agency shared intercepted material from international NGOS and treaty monitoring organisations working in the health sector with the DIA’s Armed Forces Medical Intelligence Center. The DIA unit was tasked with producing intelligence for the military “in support of force health protection”, particularly in the field of epidemiology: see the Intercept article How the U.S. Spies on Medical Nonprofits and Health Defenses Worldwide, 10 August 2016.
This 23 March 2011 article from the internal NSA newsletter SIDToday describes an analyst’s surprise at discovering that the agency was collecting internal communications from Venezuelan energy company Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA): see the Intercept article Overwhelmed NSA Surprised To Discover Its Own Surveillance “Goldmine” on Venezuela’s Oil Executives, 18 November 2015.
This 18 April 2012 post from the NSA internal newsletter SSO Weekly reveals that AT&T (FAIRVIEW) cooperated with the NSA, under the terms of a FISA court order, to enable the agency to surveil the internet traffic going to and from the United Nations headquarters in New York: see the New York Times article AT&T Helped U.S. Spy on Internet on a Vast Scale, 15 August 2015.
This post from the NSA’s internal SIDToday newsletter, dated 6 May 2010 and attributed to the Menwith Hill station describes NSA, CSEC and GCHQ’s acquisition of emails already exfiltrated by another actor: see the Intercept article Western Spy Agencies Secretly Rely on Hackers for Intel and Expertise, 4 February 2015.
This 12 July 2012 post from the NSA internal newsletter SIDToday describes the work of Tailored Access Operations (TAO) from the perspective of a practitioner: see the Der Spiegel article The Digital Arms Race: NSA Preps America for Future Battle, 17 January 2015.
This NSA presentation dated 27 October 2009 outlines the use of intercepted IPSec VPN data within the agency: see the Der Spiegel story Prying Eyes: Inside the NSA’s War on Internet Security, 28 December 2014.