Hacktivism: Online Covert Action

Title

Hacktivism: Online Covert Action

Subject

p0ke

Description

This document is an extract from a GCHQ presentation prepared for the 2012 SIGDEV conference. It describes operations undertaken by the Joint Threat Research Intelligence Group (JTRIG) division of GCHQ against hacktivists of Anonymous and Lulsec. It contains transcripts and logs of communications between undercover agents and hacktivists, and explains the devices used to reveal their identities.

Creator

Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) - Joint Threat Research Intelligence Group

Publisher

NBC

Relation

Snowden

Language

en

Date:Created

2012

Source:Classification

COMINT

Source:Redactions

Names and other identifying information has been redacted

Report:Creator

Glenn Greenwald

NumPages

15

CreatorOffice

JTRIG

Date:Leaked

2014-02-04

Distribution

5VEY

Surveillance Programs

Rolling Thunder; WEALTH

Collection

Citation

Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) - Joint Threat Research Intelligence Group, “Hacktivism: Online Covert Action,” Snowden Archive, accessed December 1, 2022, https://grid.glendon.yorku.ca/items/show/727.

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