Close Access SIGADS

Title

Close Access SIGADS

Subject

RADON

Description

This document is a NSA briefing of the close access SIGADs used by the NSA's Tailored Access Operations to perform diplomatic surveillance on embassies in New York and Washington, DC. The document also contains a glossary defining certain key SIGADs such as BLACKHEART, DROPMIRE and DEWSWEEPER. Many SIGADs are bugs that are "implanted" in the embassy's communications infrastructure.

Creator

National Security Agency - Tailored Access Operations

Publisher

Le Monde

Relation

Snowden

Language

en

Date:Created

2010-09-10

Source:Classification

COMINT

Source:Redactions

Names, Targets, Locations and Coverterm of certain SIGADs redacted

Report:Creator

Jacques Follorou

NumPages

2

CreatorOffice

NSA

Date:Leaked

2013-10-25

Distribution

NOFORN

Surveillance Programs

BLACKFOOT; WABASH; DROPMIRE; GENIE

Collection

Citation

National Security Agency - Tailored Access Operations, “Close Access SIGADS,” Snowden Archive, accessed June 30, 2022, https://grid.glendon.yorku.ca/items/show/470.

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