Special Source Operations: The Cryptologic Provider of Intelligence from Global High-Capacity Telecommunications Systems

Title

Special Source Operations: The Cryptologic Provider of Intelligence from Global High-Capacity Telecommunications Systems

Subject

VoIP

Description

This document is a series of presentation slides created by the NSA's Special Source Operations. It describes the MUSCULAR program, a program administered by GCHQ that collects the internet "cloud" traffic of Yahoo and Google from an interception point on British territory. It also describes the sources of intelligence from the President's Daily Brief, the premier U.S. intelligence product, drawn from all sources of the 16 intelligence agancies and available only to the president and a small number of his closest personal advisers.

Creator

National Security Agency - Special Source Operations

Publisher

The Washington Post

Relation

Snowden

Language

en

Date:Created

2010-01

Source:Classification

COMINT

Source:Redactions

Some slides have been heavily redacted

Report:Creator

Andrea Peterson

NumPages

7

CreatorOffice

NSA

Date:Leaked

2013-11-04

Distribution

NOFORN

Surveillance Programs

MUSCULAR ; WINDSTOP ; INCENSER ; TURMOIL

Collection

Citation

National Security Agency - Special Source Operations, “Special Source Operations: The Cryptologic Provider of Intelligence from Global High-Capacity Telecommunications Systems,” Snowden Archive, accessed December 1, 2022, https://grid.glendon.yorku.ca/items/show/328.

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