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Snowden Docs Expose How the NSA "Infects" Millions of Computers, Impersonates Facebook Server

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Published on Mar 17, 2014

http://www.democracynow.org- New disclosures from Edward Snowden show the NSA is massively expanding its computer hacking worldwide. Software that automatically hacks into computers — known as malware "implants," — had previously been kept to just a few hundred targets. But the news website The Intercept reports that the NSA is spreading the software to millions of computers under an automated system codenamed "Turbine." The Intercept has also revealed the NSA has masqueraded as a fake Facebook server to infect a target's computer and exfiltrate files from a hard drive. We are joined by The Intercept reporter Ryan Gallagher.

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