December 23, 2015 Breaches, Featured News, Surveillance
Ryan Gallagher and Glenn Greenwald report:
A top-secret document dated February 2011 reveals that British spy agency GCHQ, with the knowledge and apparent cooperation of the NSA, acquired the capability to covertly exploit security vulnerabilities in 13 different models of firewalls made by Juniper Networks, a leading provider of networking and Internet security gear.
The six-page document, titled “Assessment of Intelligence Opportunity – Juniper,” raises questions over whether the intelligence agencies were responsible for or culpable in the creation of security holes disclosed by Juniper last week.
Read more on The Intercept.
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