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NSA: Untangling the Web
National Security Agency ^

Posted on 05/11/2013 8:22:26 PM PDT by djf

The NSA has been forced because of a FOIA request to release a 607 page PDF file, a guide/document on searching the web and various deep searches, as well as hacking guidelines.

I downloaded it and am reading it now.

All I can say is "VERY!!!! interesting!!!!!"


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1 posted on 05/11/2013 8:22:26 PM PDT by djf
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To: djf

P 4 L

Ping 4 later


2 posted on 05/11/2013 8:30:40 PM PDT by Scrambler Bob ( Concerning bo -- that refers to the president. If I capitalize it, I mean the dog.)
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To: djf
Evidently this is an updated version of a book. Evidently NSA bought the rights to use it as a type of training manual.

The other thought is that they didn't pay for anything and simply slapped a FOUO sticker on an electronic copy of an existing book.

There is nothing here particular to NSA. The little bit I was able to browse tonight indicate that it is a good general guide. The guide is also 6 years out of date.

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3 posted on 05/11/2013 8:58:14 PM PDT by LonePalm (Commander and Chef)
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Not sure I want to click on a NSA.gov link, much less open a file released by them.

No thanks.

Let us know if you find anything interesting since you’ve already got it on your box.


4 posted on 05/11/2013 8:59:16 PM PDT by TheZMan (Buy more ammo.)
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The link to DL the PDF is also in the first paragraph of this article here:

http://www.theverge.com/2013/5/8/4313524/nsa-reveals-its-internet-search-tricks-in-the-recently-declassified-untangling-the-web


6 posted on 05/11/2013 9:17:32 PM PDT by Yehuda
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NSA probably classified it FOUO till they could discern if anything in it was really classified. Just because something is “open source” doesn’t mean it’s unclassified.

The fact that NSA released it without redacting anything says to me that they found nothing not known.

This doesn’t at all mean that what’s in here would not be interesting to web users everywhere :)


7 posted on 05/11/2013 11:09:28 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Obama's vision - No Job is a Good Job)
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To: VeniVidiVici
When WikiLeaks published classified information, my security staff reminded all cleared employees to avoid it. Perusing it constituted "unauthorized access to classified information". The "need to know" aspect is what places you in jeopardy for accessing things that you don't have an explicit need to know.
8 posted on 05/11/2013 11:54:53 PM PDT by Myrddin
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To: TheZMan
Not sure I want to click on a NSA.gov link, much less open a file released by them.

In USA, you don't click NSA link, NSA link click you.

9 posted on 05/12/2013 4:29:14 AM PDT by Flick Lives (We're going to be just like the old Soviet Union, but with free cell phones!)
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To: djf

cryptome.org had that linked too.


10 posted on 05/12/2013 4:33:10 AM PDT by DainBramage
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