WINDSTOP/2P System Highlights

Title

WINDSTOP/2P System Highlights

Subject

Buddy Lists

Description

This document contains of NSA Special Source Operations slides and speaking remarks related to the MUSCULAR program. WINDSTOP is a trusted secondary component of this program. MUSCULAR involves the interception of the data flows across the fibre optic cables that carry information among the data centers of major tech companies, including Google and Yahoo. This update on the state of the program, which is administered by GCHQ, was created by the NSA's Special Source Operations. It describes a problem with Yahoo mailbox transfers, which required a throttling of data capture.

Creator

National Security Agency - Special Source Operations

Publisher

The Washington Post

Relation

Snowden

Language

en

Date:Created

2013-02-28

Source:Classification

SI

Source:Redactions

Analyst's names removed

Report:Creator

Ashkan Soltani

NumPages

3

CreatorOffice

NSA

Date:Leaked

2013-10-30

Distribution

REL USA, GBR

Surveillance Programs

MUSCULAR ; WINDSTOP ; INCENSER ; TURMOIL

Collection

Citation

National Security Agency - Special Source Operations, “WINDSTOP/2P System Highlights,” Snowden Archive, accessed June 30, 2022, https://grid.glendon.yorku.ca/items/show/579.

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