NSA QUANTUM Tasking Techniques

Title

NSA QUANTUM Tasking Techniques

Subject

QUANTUMNATION

Description

This document is an internal NSA presentation. It describes the tasking process and capabilities of QUANTUMTHEORY, a suite of programs developed by the NSA's Tailored Access Operations (TAO). Using a method called Quantum Inserts, specialists are able to infect target computers with malicious software. This software can do numerous tthings, such as creating botnets (QUANTUMBOT) or interfere with downloads and uploads (QUANTUMCOPPER).

Creator

National Security Agency - Office of SIGINT Development

Publisher

Der Spiegel

Relation

Snowden

Language

en

Date:Created

2013

Source:Classification

SI

Source:Redactions

Personnel names redacted

Report:Creator

Christian Stocker

NumPages

28

CreatorOffice

NSA

Date:Leaked

2013-12-30

Distribution

5VEY

Surveillance Programs

QUANTUM ; FOXACID

Collection

Citation

National Security Agency - Office of SIGINT Development, “NSA QUANTUM Tasking Techniques,” Snowden Archive, accessed July 4, 2022, https://grid.glendon.yorku.ca/items/show/335.

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