Inside the NSA’s Secret Efforts to Hunt and Hack System Administrators

Posted by bob on Mar 22, 2014 3:09 AM EDT
The Intercept; By By Ryan Gallagher and Peter Maass
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According to a secret document provided by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, the agency tracks down the private email and Facebook accounts of system administrators (or sys admins, as they are often called), before hacking their computers to gain access to the networks they control.

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