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.
This NSA presentation from April 2009 explains how analysts can make use of document metadata available through XKeyScore, together with worked examples and screenshots: see the Intercept article XKEYSCORE: NSA’s Google for the World’s Private Communications, 1 July 2015.
These six slides from 2010 GCHQ presentation outline the results of a trial operation to acquire SIM encryption keys: see the Intercept article The Great SIM Heist: How Spies Stole the Keys to the Encryption Castle, 19 February 2015.
This CSE (then CSEC) presentation from 2012 describes the Canadian agency’s file download monitoring operation: see the Intercept article Canada Casts Global Surveillance Dragnet Over File Downloads, 28 January 2015.
Awarded on 15 November 2014
Sweden’s civic association Ordfront has awarded Edward Snowden its annual Democracy prize (Ordfronts Demokratipris). Edward Snowden spoke by video link at the awards ceremony in Umeå alongside Glenn Greenwald, Brian Palmer of Uppsala University and Anna Wigenmark of the Ordfront board.
This NSA information paper dated 8 April 2013 details the agency’s deepening signals intelligence relationship with Saudi Arabia: see the Intercept article The NSA’s New Partner in Spying: Saudi Arabia’s Brutal State Police, 25 July 2014.
An extract from this document confirms that the NSA played a role in the assassination of US citizens Anwar al-Awlaki and Samir Khan: see the Intercept article The NSA’s Secret Role in the U.S. Assassination Program, 10 February 2014.