Peeling Back the Layers of TOR with EGOTISTICAL GIRAFFE

Title

Peeling Back the Layers of TOR with EGOTISTICAL GIRAFFE

Subject

TorButton

Description

This document is a briefing describing the NSA's efforts to undermine the TOR network, codenamed EGOTISTICAL GIRAFFE. This briefing describes a technique developed by the NSA to attack TOR users through vulnerabilities in the TOR browser bundle and an outdated version of Mozilla's FireFox web browser.

Creator

National Security Agency - Tailored Access Operations

Publisher

The Guardian

Relation

Snowden

Language

en

Date:Created

2013-01

Source:Classification

COMINT

Source:Redactions

None

Report:Creator

Glenn Greenwald

NumPages

20

CreatorOffice

NSA

Date:Leaked

2013-10-04

Distribution

5VEY

Surveillance Programs

EGOTISTICALGIRAFFE : EGOTISTICALGOAT

Collection

Citation

National Security Agency - Tailored Access Operations, “Peeling Back the Layers of TOR with EGOTISTICAL GIRAFFE,” Snowden Archive, accessed July 4, 2022, https://grid.glendon.yorku.ca/items/show/925.

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