Documents show NSA plans for digital warfare ‘




Edward Snowden has re-released documents which give an insight into the process of the NSA. The documents describe how digital warfare is conducted: with disturbing public order by laying flat major computer systems.

The documents are in the hands of Der Spiegel, who often post about things that are released by Snowden. According to the German magazine there information about plans for digital warfare. The NSA would include in the past have been looking for interns who bought ‘things stukmaken. A number of listed activities are disrupting network remotely, installing backdoors and malicious drivers. Trainees had to develop according to the documents’ the mindset of an attacker.

Also, the documents that the NSA expects “cyber warfare” is becoming increasingly important when it comes to conflicts. More recent documents show the plans that the NSA has prepared for cyber warfare. There is talk about controlling or destroying important computer networks. These may include involve systems for energy, communications and transport. The NSA speaks of “controlled escalation.

The documents released by Snowden that the NSA cyber warfare as an important activity. Documents that were released in the past, in particular to eavesdropping and data collection from citizens. Incidentally, the NSA is a long time accused the breaks on computer networks and systems deliberately sabotages.

In addition to plans for digital warfare Der Spiegel also documents describing how the NSA uses the espionage practices of other countries. In one of the documents state that attackers are followed to discover their methods, understand and ultimately steal. Include infiltration of India, China and Russia. Incidentally, the documents speak of the damage that has been done by spies who came for US networks.


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