NSA uses Google-specific Cookie to locate and hack selected targets

By Himanshu Arora ยท 6 replies
Dec 12, 2013
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  1. A fresh set of leaked documents from Edward Snowden has brought the National Security Agency (NSA) and their surveillance practices back into the news. The documents, as reported by The Washing Post, accuse the security agency of using a Google-specific...

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  2. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 9,726   +3,700

  3. insect

    insect TS Evangelist Posts: 349   +132

    Seems the NSA is just using what people willfully divulge (cookies, apps that track your location) to find them faster. Similar to the way police use security cameras at gas-stations, etc. to find you faster after you commit a crime.
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  5. J_Feezy

    J_Feezy TS Rookie

    And by "selected targets" they mean 317 Million Americans.
  6. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,890   +1,224

    And yet, here we are, still using the internet. Although... that would explain those drones circling over my house this morning after I dissed Obama on FB last night for his selfie at Mandela's memorial service.
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  7. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    As long as they're just circling. You'll know they taking your dissing personally when they drop a bomb in your Martini while you're lounging about the pool.

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