Access Network Technology · ANT
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Advanced Network Technologies (ANT) is a department of the US
National Security Agency (NSA),
that provides tools for the NSA's Tailored Access Operations (TAO) 1 unit
and other internal and external clients. With the tools it is possible
to eavesdrop on conversations (room bugging), personal computers,
networks, video displays, and a lot more, using covertly installed
hard- and software implants (covert ware).
Most of it is built from commercial off-the-shelf parts (COTS).
Some of these products are listed in the ANT
an internal NSA document that was intended for the US intelligence and
law-enforcement community, and that was disclosed to the press in 2013 by
former CIA/NSA contractor turned whistleblower
Edward Swowden .
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Today known as Computer Network Operations (CNO) .
All products in the ANT catalogue are identified by a codeword or
cryptonym, which is sometimes abbreviated. At present, the following
ANT cryptonyms are known:
- CYCLONE Hx9
- SPARROW II
- TYPHON HX
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