NSA Auroragold program used to stay one step ahead of cellphone network encryption

By Shawn Knight
Dec 4, 2014
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  1. A covert NSA operation known as Auroragold has allows the agency to spy on more than 1,200 e-mail accounts associated with major wireless network operators. The intelligence is then used to help the NSA hack into wireless networks or even...

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  2. Uncle Al

    Uncle Al TS Evangelist Posts: 1,684   +791

    Does it really come as a surprise to anyone?
  3. davislane1

    davislane1 TS Evangelist Posts: 3,566   +2,375

    If it does, I want to know where that person's rock is located... for security reasons, of course.
  4. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,560   +2,901

  5. davislane1

    davislane1 TS Evangelist Posts: 3,566   +2,375

  6. Lionvibez

    Lionvibez TS Evangelist Posts: 1,104   +346

  7. Bobs Yer Uncle

    Bobs Yer Uncle TS Rookie

    Don't bother rushing to dispatch Top Men; there are already more than enough Top Men monitoring that locale.

    Return to the image, zoom out 2 stops, & you will see that the rocky "off the grid safe haven" is immediately adjacent to Spy Mountain. (Seriously!)

    This is undoubtedly the Spy Mountain that was erected atop the Mole Hill of thought which suggested that, within the heart of every American handset, every American computer & indeed every American citizen, there lives a terrorist threat, biding it's time & building it's strength until the principles of American Liberty can be decimated & destroyed.

    The Good News: NSA paranoia may now be laid to rest. The Bad News: The NSA itself has seen fit to undermine, violate & render meaningless every single precept & principle upon which America was founded & built.

    + 2 for cliffordcooley & the supreme irony of your GPS post. You may have lost all of your rights & liberties, but at least you win the internet. (Of course it's a constantly surveilled internet, but hey ... it's the only one we've got!)
  8. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,560   +2,901

    lol - I do get the feeling that rock has had just as much traffic as the house I'm living in. Heck this house wasn't even around in the 50's.

    Giant Rock Vortex

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