List of DDoS and spoofing tools of British espionage service appears online’




The British intelligence service GCHQ offers a set of tools to manipulate. Information on the Internet Among other service polls can influence the Internet, private photos on Facebook retrieve mail from BlackBerry users spoof and Facebook postings mask.

The existence of the tools according to new slides of the GCHQ whistleblower from Snowden and published by The Intercept. It involves a large amount of ‘collection’ tools for gathering information on the Internet. With these tools, members of the intelligence service information posted on Youtube, among other things, Google+, LinkedIn and Twitter, can get delivered. And there are also tools for port scanning of cities and countries, ip-harvesting and obtain the location of hotspots.

In addition, a list of Effects tool for influencing the internet and systems. Thus, the slide describes a tool called Angry Pirate to permanently delete a user account on a computer and ‘Clean Sweep’ for masking Facebook postings for users or entire countries. GCHQ also can determine the outcome of online polls and send mail that appears to come from BlackBerry users or to any email addresses.

Various tools can be used to send to websites, computer or mobile phones. Huge amounts of data The spy agency may also have to make two phones targets with each other and make it impossible to call by bombing. Using a device

The tools have been developed by JTRIG, part of GCHQ responsible for research and development. Most tools are designed for a special operation, but can then also be used for other purposes. JTRIG stressed that the list, which is published on a wiki page, within GCHQ is not exhaustive and that they can develop to order. The unveiling took place just before the start of a public hearing in Britain about the functioning of the GCHQ.


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