Photo Gallery: How the Intelligence Service Cracks Internet Hubs 12/30/2013
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 NSA spyware OLYMPUSFIRE: OLYMPUSFIRE is one of several malware programs that...
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NSA spyware OLYMPUSFIRE: OLYMPUSFIRE is one of several malware programs that VALIDATOR can install on targets’ computers. According to this document, its "commands include directory listings, retrieving files, performing netmaps, etc." OLYMPUSFIRE then forwards this information to a “Listening Post” (LP), a computer hidden somewhere on the Internet. OLYMPUSFIRE is just one of the NSA’s various spyware programs. And once a back door to a target’s computer is in place, the NSA has full access. The agency can now modify data, capture and forward constant screenshots of the targeted computer’s screen, activate the webcam and microphone and intercept all the user’s communications and all passwords entered.

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