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Mar 18, 2014

NSA’s malware and spying ops far more powerful than you think

The NSA has the post powerful online spying apparatus in the world -- and it's just getting started. Crikey's resident tech-head explains the power of malware.

Stilgherrian — Technology writer and broadcaster

Stilgherrian

Technology writer and broadcaster

As the cataract of code words and compromises continues to course from Edward Snowden’s cache of classified information, it’s easy to lose track of what, exactly, the US National Security Agency and its allies can and can’t do. So let’s clarify that — especially given that last week’s revelations make it clear that the NSA’s capabilities go way, way beyond what was previously thought.

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2 thoughts on “NSA’s malware and spying ops far more powerful than you think

  1. Umal Lamed

    It seems that “owning the Net” is a “a foreign intelligence or counterintelligence purpose” that supports “national and departmental missions”

  2. Chris Hartwell

    Hah! Knew it! Even NSA talks about their l33t |-|aX0r ski11z!

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