QUANTUM Memo

Title

QUANTUM Memo

Subject

SIGINT - Signals intelligence

Description

This document is an extract from an internal GCHQ document. It describes an example of how QUANTUM was used to target the computers of extremists in an unnamed African country through CNE (Computer Network Exploitation). QUANTUM is a suite of attack devices developed by the NSA's Tailored Access Operations (TAO).

Creator

Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ)

Publisher

SVT

Relation

Snowden

Language

en

Date:Created

2012

Source:Classification

Unknown

Source:Redactions

Location of extremist community redacted

Report:Creator

Gunnar Rensfeldt

NumPages

1

CreatorOffice

GCHQ

Date:Leaked

2013-12-11

Distribution

Unknown

Surveillance Programs

QUANTUM; SOUNDER

Collection

Citation

Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), “QUANTUM Memo,” Snowden Archive, accessed June 30, 2022, https://grid.glendon.yorku.ca/items/show/363.

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